Death on Fort Lauderdale Beach determined to be suicide

Sky 10 over scene of body on Fort Lauderdale Beach. (WPLG)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale police were conducting a death investigation on the beach Monday morning and have since determined that the manner of death was suicide.

Sky 10 was above the 400 block of Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. Monday as a body on the sand was covered by a yellow tarp.

Fort Lauderdale police set up a tent around the body and blocked off the area to the public.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the victim was pulled from the water or whether someone stumbled upon the body on the sand.

Police later confirmed that this appears to be a suicide.

No other details have been released.

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