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Family member of Miami Beach detective found dead in Davie

Davie police are investigating the death of a family member of a Miami Beach police detective.

A man in his 20s was found dead Wednesday evening in a home on the 900 block of Cumberland Terrace in Davie, police said.

Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez confirmed late Wednesday evening that the man was related to a Beach detective.

"I am able to confirm Davie police department has an open death investigation involving the family member of a Miami Beach police department detective,” he said. “Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to our detective and her family."

Spokesman for Davie police Capt. Dale Engle said officers responded to a call at about 5:40 p.m. “that a person was down.”

“The circumstances appear to be suspicious,” he said.

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