Shoplifting suspect drowns while running from cops

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tbi 11pm dadeland dead guy

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man who was running from police Saturday drowned in a canal.

Officials said mall security called police after the man was seen shoplifting.

That man then ran from police, jumped into a canal and swam halfway across before drowning.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were on the scene to remove the man's body from the canal.

No other details were immediately released.