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Fisherman finds Miami Gardens man's body in water

Vilelio Gerson Vasquez-Portillo, 22, found dead Sunday in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 22-year-old man from Miami Gardens was found dead by a fisherman in Boca Raton on Sunday.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies identified the victim as Vilelio Gerson Vasquez-Portillo. Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.

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Portillo's body was found about 8 a.m. Sunday by a fisherman who was boating near the 19000 block of 120th Avenue.

Deputies said the fisherman spotted the body lying near the embankment and immediately called 911.

There are no suspects or a known motive at this time.

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