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For Immediate Release:
July 03, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Argemis Colome

Topic: Death Investigation
Case #: PD170702250115
Date & Time of Occurrence: 07/02/2017 at approx. 6:41 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 3300 Rickenbacker Causeway
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Not available, (B/M)

Death Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is investigating the death of a male in Hobie Beach.

According to investigators, a 911 call was received shortly after 6:40 p.m., advising that a male appeared to have fallen off a paddleboard and was in distress. A witness paddle boarded out to assist the victim; however, he was unable to locate him. Multiple agencies responded by land and water, and a search was conducted. Several hours into the search the victim was found in the water by Miami-Dade Police Department Divers. The victim was determined deceased on scene.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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