The Miami-Dade Police Department, in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, is investigating an incident that resulted in two women dead.
According to investigators, the operator of a ferry that was transporting vehicles from Fisher Island reported that a vehicle had fallen overboard. A multi-agency search for the vehicle was initiated by Divers from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami-Dade Police Department. Divers located the vehicle, submerged in the area of Government Cut, near Fisher Island. The vehicle was recovered from the water, and investigators discovered two deceased females inside.
The United States Coast Guard will be conducting a maritime incident investigation, and the Miami-Dade Police Department will conduct the death investigation. Causes of death are pending a Medical Examiner's report.
Update 1: The deceased have been identified as listed above.