Body found floating in water on Fort Lauderdale Beach

Police conduct death investigation after man found dead near jetty

A man's body has been found on the beach in Fort Lauderdale.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A body was found on the beach Friday morning in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale police Detective Tracy Figone said a woman walking along the beach came across the body of a man, believed to be in his 40s, floating in the water.

The body was found by the rocks near the jetty.

Police are conducting a death investigation.