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Investigation underway after patient found dead at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Police confirm 1 person in custody

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Police are investigating after a patient was found dead at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach.

Miami Beach police said they received a call about 7 p.m. Saturday that a patient was found dead under suspicious circumstances.

So far police aren't saying how that patient, described as a man in his 50s, was found dead.

Police confirmed they have one person in custody and said whatever happened appears to have happened at the hospital.

"This is a tragic incident and our deepest sympathies are with the victim's family and friends," the hospital said in a statement. "The safety and well-being of our patients is our top priority. We are working with authorities in their ongoing investigation."

A number of police cars could be seen coming and going from the hospital.