MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Lauderhill police are investigating after a body was found floating in a canal on Wednesday afternoon.
Police said they received a call from workers in the area near a shopping plaza in the 4800 block of N. University Drive, who called police when they discovered a person floating in a canal.READ MORE: Hollywood Police Officer Injured In Confrontation With Suspect
Images from Chopper 4 showed the body of a man floating face down in the middle of the canal. The canal divides a commercial from a residential area.READ MORE: Attorney For Key Ally Of Venezuela Leader's Nicolas Maduro Called His Extradition To The US Illegal
Authorities set up a crime scene and have requested the assistance of the Broward Sheriff’s Office dive team to retrieve the body from the water.MORE NEWS: Haiti Gang With Past Abductions Blamed For Kidnapping Missionaries
Anyone with information is asked to contact Lauderhill police, BSO at 954-321-4231 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).