Bodies found in canals in Miramar, Fort Lauderdale

Bodies were found floating in canals in Miramar and Fort Lauderdale on Monday, authorities said.

Foul play is not suspected in either case.

One body, spotted floating by passers-by in Miramar, has been identified as a 27-year-old Miami Gardens man.

The death of a man found floating face down in a Fort Lauderdale canal appears to be a drowning, said Detective Tracy Figone, of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. “No suspicious circumstances surrounding this incident at this time,” she said.

The discovery was made in the 2900 block of Coral Shore Drive. The body has not yet been identified.

In Miramar, rescue crews removed Winston Antonio Jackson’s body from the water in a canal parallel to University Drive and south of Miramar Parkway about noon, city police spokeswoman Tania Rues said.

“There are no apparent signs of foul play,” Rues said. “The cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s office.”

On Sunday, a in Pompano Beach made a similar finding. They came across a woman’s body floating in a lake near the 1100 block of Southwest 46th Avenue, near Florida’s Turnpike and Lyons Road, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.

Police are still investigating who she is and what happened to her. The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office is trying to identifying her, according to police.

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