SWAT situation leads to death investigation in Fort Lauderdale

Police say woman's body found inside home

By Saira Anwer - Reporter, Natalie Morera - Executive Producer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A SWAT situation led to police investigating a suspicious death in Fort Lauderdale.

Residents said it started Tuesday night at a home on Tequesta Street near Southwest Fourth Street and Southwest Eighth Avenue.

Police said they're investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body remained in the home hours after the SWAT situation began.

"I was told there was a homicide," neighbor Adam Grenadier said.

The SWAT team was at the scene for hours until Local 10 News reporter Saira Anwer heard an explosion after 3:30 a.m. The SWAT team left the scene shortly after. It's unclear what the explosion was.

Neighbors said a man and a woman were squatting inside the home.

"These people (were) squatting next door. There's no electricity there, and then the fights would start. We called the police a couple times," neighbor Diego Gallego said. 

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