Body found in North Lauderdale canal

Police unsure if heavily decomposed body is man or a woman

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Police are investigating after a body was found Saturday in a North Lauderdale canal.

A neighbor called police after discovering the body floating in a canal behind a duplex, near 956 Southwest 74th Avenue.

The body is so badly decomposed, police said they don't even know if the person is a man or a woman.

The Broward Sheriff's Office said they are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.