Man found dead in ocean, pulled from water

Police investigate death, but no foul play suspected

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

A view from Sky 10 showed a body covered by a yellow tarp on the sand near the ocean shore in Miami Beach.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean in Miami Beach.

The body was found floating in the water about 7:30 a.m. Thursday along the shoreline near 15th Street, Miami Beach police Officer Ernesto Rodriguez said.

Witnesses spotted the man in the water and pulled him to shore, Rodriguez said.

Paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene.

There are no apparent signs of foul play, Rodriguez said, but police are investigating the death.

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