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Body discovered in parking lot of North Miami apartment complex

Residents plan to tell landlord they no longer feel safe

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – North Miami police are investigating after someone was found unconscious in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

According to authorities, the person was discovered outside the Northview Terrace Apartments in the area of Northeast 136th Street and Third Court.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews also responded to the scene and pronounced the person dead at the scene.

Detectives and crime scene investigators were seen combing for clues around the property.

1 found dead in parking lot of North Miami apartment complex
1 found dead in parking lot of North Miami apartment complex

A view from Sky 10 shows them in protective suits looking inside the garbage for any type of evidence.

“It’s an active scene. They are going through piece by piece to figure out what happened, why the person is there,” North Miami police Officer Nathalie Buissereth said.

Police officers also were going door to door to ask residents if they know anything about the mysterious death.

“Trying to figure out who this person was, why this person was here, was this natural? If it wasn’t natural, what exactly happened?” Buissereth said.

A photo taken by a neighbor from their window appears to show a bloody crime scene and the victim bound with zip ties.

Families who live in the building told Local 10 News they plan to tell their landlord they no longer feel safe.

Authorities have not disclosed the gender or identity of the person.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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