FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A death investigation is underway after a body was found floating near the shoreline of Fort Lauderdale beach.
A woman out for a walk on the southernmost point of Fort Lauderdale beach around 7:30 a.m. spotted the man’s body near the jetties by the entrance to Port Everglades.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Social Media Threat Targets Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
“I just came down from the building to relax in the sun. The police were standing around. There was a body on the shore,” said Carol Price who lives nearby.READ MORE: CBS4 Exclusive: Support Beams At Dadeland Mall Parking Garage Alarms Shoppers
Price said she’s hoping to learn more about what lead up to the death.
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Fort Lauderdale police said the man appeared to be in his 40s. They are not calling it suspicious at this time because they don’t know how the man died.