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Man drowns in Broward County lake, homicide deputies investigating

Authorities investigating after a man drowned in an Oakland Park lake.
Authorities investigating after a man drowned in an Oakland Park lake. (WPLG)

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – Police are investigating how a man drowned in an Oakland Park lake on Tuesday.

Emergency operators received a call just after 6:30 p.m. regarding a man that went into the water at Royal Palm Park and never resurfaced.

Divers from the Broward Sheriff’s Office and Sunrise Fire Rescue deputies found the man’s body in the lake.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives from BSO are working with crime scene technicians to investigate the circumstances leading up to the man’s death.


About the Author:

Liane Morejon is an Emmy-winning reporter who joined the Local 10 News family in January 2010. Born and raised in Coral Gables, Liane has a unique perspective on covering news in her own backyard.