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For Immediate Release:
January 27, 2014

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

Topic: Death Investigation
Case #: PD140125032562
Date & Time of Occurrence: 01/25/2014 at approx. 5:22 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 16500 Block and Biscayne Boulevard
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Unknown, (B/M)

Death Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is investigating a death that took place at the listed location.  Sunny Isles police officers conducted a traffic stop in reference to a criminal investigation.  They removed the driver from the vehicle and placed him in handcuffs.  At that time, he fled on foot from officers across Biscayne Boulevard and jumped into a nearby canal.  Officers jumped into the water to rescue the driver.  At the same time, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived and assisted in pulling the driver out.  He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 

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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