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Investigation underway as man, child found dead inside Fort Lauderdale condo

Police in Fort Lauderdale investigating deaths of man and child
Police in Fort Lauderdale investigating deaths of man and child

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale police have confirmed that they have begun a death investigation after the bodies of a man and a child were found inside a condo in the 500 block of SE 5th Avenue.

Investigators are not releasing much information about the discovery, which was reported at 11:35 p.m. Friday, but it does appear to be an isolated incident.

The condo building is located in the New River neighborhood, not far from Las Olas Boulevard and by South Federal Highway.

Police say the investigation is active and no information has been released about who the victims are or how they died.

(Local 10 News and Local10.com will continue to follow this developing story.)


About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.