'Almost mummified' body found in Miami Beach

Female body discovered on south side of Julia Tuttle Causeway


MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The body of an "almost mummified" female was found underneath a Miami Beach bridge Friday, a police spokesman told Local 10.

Miami Beach police spokesman Bobby Hernandez said the body was discovered on the south side of the Julia Tuttle Causeway behind Mount Sinai Medical Center.

The causeway is a stretch of Interstate 195 over Biscayne Bay that connects Miami to Miami Beach.

Hernandez said the medical examiner would try to identify the body.

No other information was immediately available.