Miami Beach police find body near South Point Pier

By Tim Swift - Digital Editor

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A man was found dead Sunday in the water near the South Point Pier, police said.

Ernesto Rodriquez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said the crew of a U.S. Coast Guard vessel recovered the body from the water around 3 p.m. Paramedics from Miami Beach Fire Rescue pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

Rodriquez said detectives have not determined a cause of death.

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