Male turns up dead near Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale, police say

Detective investigates male's death in Lauderdale Manors

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Detectives were investigating how a male turned up dead Friday evening near Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale. 

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Captain Greg May said the man was dead when paramedics arrived to the Lauderdale Manors neighborhood.

His body was floating in near the public park at 2201 NW 9 Ave., and detectives were investigating it as a "suspicious death," police said. 

The park is surrounded by the Middle River, which snakes out to the coast, and an intricate network of canals that run through residential neighborhoods.

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