Body Found Near Banyan Elementary: Police

Police are investigating after a body was found in a vehicle near an elementary school in Miami.

Miami-Dade School Police responded to a report of an abandoned SUV by Banyan Elementary School at SW 30th Street and SW 85th Avenue. Officers discovered the body of a deceased female inside. The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating with the assistance of School Police.

The Miami-Dade County School Board released a statement to parents, saying, "At this time, this incident does not appear to be school-related in any way. The school will be open and in session as normal on Friday."

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