Body found in Plantation canal

Detectives find no signs of trauma on victim's body

PLANTATION, Fla. – A man's body was found Wednesday morning in a Plantation canal.

The body was found shortly after 2 a.m. in a canal near State Road 84 and Pine Island Road.

Broward Sheriff's Office identified the body as that of Patrick Lyons, 26, of Plantation.

Deputies said a witness heard a splash and assumed that Lyons had gone into the canal. The witness decided to call 911 after the witness checked on Lyons but couldn't find him.

Sky 10 flew above the scene just after 7 a.m. as the body was being carried away.

Detectives found no obvious signs of trauma on Lyons' body, but the death investigation is ongoing.

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