Young man found dead in southwest Miami-Dade canal bank

Homicide detectives investigate death


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A young man was found dead over the weekend in a canal bank in southwest Miami-Dade.

Police said the body of Alberto Jimenez-Ramirez, 20, was found just after 3 a.m. Saturday in the area of Southwest 272nd Street and Old Dixie Highway.

A cause of death has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 305-471-2400. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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