Police: Suspect drowns in canal after trying to elude officers in Doral

DORAL, Fla. – A suspect died Friday morning after trying to get away from police officers in Doral, authorities said.

The incident unfolded in a warehouse area in the area of Northwest 94th Avenue just south of 25th Street.

According to Doral police, officers spotted a car with a stolen tag and attempted to pull over the driver.

Police said the driver took off and ended up in a dead end. He then tried running away and jumped into a canal and drowned, authorities said.

His body was pulled from the water a short time later.

Detectives spent hours at the scene making sure they didn’t miss any evidence.

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

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