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Body found in Miami River near Allapattah

Dead man found floating in Miami River behind Curtis Park

Miami police are investigating after an adult male body was found floating near the boat ramp on NW North River Drive and 24th avenue in Miami behind Curtis Park on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
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Miami police are investigating after an adult male body was found floating near the boat ramp on NW North River Drive and 24th avenue in Miami behind Curtis Park on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

A body was found in the Miami River on Tuesday morning, according to the Miami Police Department.

Police said the body of an adult male was found floating around 2312 NW North River Dr.

Miami police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat told Miami Herald news partner CBS4 that crews "were able to retrieve the lifeless body of a man who appears to be Hispanic and brought him over to the boat ramp."

She said the man appeared to be in his late 20s.

According to police, there are no visible signs of foul play.

The body was taken to the medical examiner's office where the cause of death can be determined, CBS4 reported.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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