Body pulled from lake at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor, Ian Margol - Reporter

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. - The body of man was pulled from a lake Tuesday morning at Florida International University's Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, university officials confirmed.

The body was discoverd by FIU police in a lake near the entrance of the campus. Authorities identified the man as 30-year-old Otniel Jean.

Sky 10 was above the scene as a green tarp covered the body on the bank of the lake. 

Miami-Dade police are investigating the death, which led to a heightened police presence on campus Tuesday. Police said they have confirmed that Jean was not affiliated with the university. 

According to a letter sent to students and faculty, school officials said there was no known potential of any threat to the campus.

 

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