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For Immediate Release:
November 11, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Roy Rutland
rrutland@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

***** UPDATE *****

   
Topic: Industrial Accident/Death Investigation
Case #: PD131107021337
Date & Time of Occurrence: 11/11/2013 at approx. 1:30 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 2410 N.W. 147th Street
  Opa-Locka, Florida
   
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Manuel Antonio Alvarez , (W/M)
Deceased DOB: 11/02/1971
Deceased Age: 42
Deceased Address: 7730 W 8th Avenue
  Hialeah, Florida


Industrial Accident/Death Investigation


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Miami-Dade Police Homicide detectives are conducting a death investigation as a result of an industrial accident at the above listed location. According to detectives, a large industrial storage tank exploded, killing one employee and injuring several others. The tank stored chemicals which when compromised, contaminated the site, causing injuries to several other employees. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue secured the HAZMAT scene and treated the injured employees. The investigation remains active/ongoing.

UPDATE #1: The decedent has been identified and listed above.


 
   

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MIAMI DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT
9105 Northwest 25th Street Doral, FL 33172-1500
Doral, FL 33172-1500
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