Miami-Dade police

Body Discovered Inside Car Found Submerged in SW Miami-Dade Canal

The discovery was made in the 19200 block of Southwest 197th Avenue

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Police are investigating after a body was discovered inside a vehicle that was found submerged in a canal in southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday morning.

The discovery was made just before 9 a.m. in the 19200 block of Southwest 197th Avenue.

Footage from the scene showed the vehicle completely underwater, with the body covered by a yellow tarp on the canal bank.

Miami-Dade Police said a worker spotted the submerged vehicle and called them.

The decomposed body was recovered and the medical examiner will determine the manner of death, police said.

No other information was immediately known.

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