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For Immediate Release:
August 11, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Dan Ferrin

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Death Investigation
Case #: PD160811303626
Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/11/2016 at approx. 3:20 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 26233 SW 127 Place
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Edward Velez Jr. , (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 06/29/1984
Deceased's Age: 32
Deceased's Address: 26233 SW 127 Place
  Miami, Florida

House Fire Left One Dead

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Homicide Bureau is investigating a house fire that left one dead.

According to investigators, at about 3:20 this afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) together with our MDPD police officers were dispatched to a house fire at 26222 SW 127 Place.  Once arrival, they discovered a white male unresponsive inside the home.  MDFR airlifted him to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where he was pronounced deceased.

There were no other victims inside the home. 

The investigation continues... 

UPDATE #1: The Deceased Person has been identified and is listed above.  



Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
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