West Miami-Dade

Man’s body found floating in Blue Lagoon

Miami police responded to Blue Lagoon Tuesday afternoon after a 911 call reporting that there may be a body came in. An adult man’s body was found floating in Blue Lagoon, near Miami International Airpor.
Miami police responded to Blue Lagoon Tuesday afternoon after a 911 call reporting that there may be a body came in. An adult man’s body was found floating in Blue Lagoon, near Miami International Airpor.

A man’s body was found floating in a lagoon not far from Miami International Airport Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Just after noon, Miami police received a 911 call reporting that there may be a body floating in Blue Lagoon, near 1101 NW 57th Ave.

When officers arrived, they found the body of an adult man.

Officer Christopher Bess said it was not known how long the man had been in the water or how he got there. Police did not release the victim’s name.

“Our priority at this point is to locate the family and notify the next of kin,” Bess said.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

  Comments