Brian Hamacher

Man's Body Found in Fort Lauderdale Street: Police

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in the middle of a Fort Lauderdale street early Wednesday morning.

Fort Lauderdale Police officials said a passerby found the body shortly before 12:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Northeast 3rd Avenue.

When officers arrived they found the man dead in the roadway. He was later identified as 27-year-old Patrice E. Mardy, of Fort Lauderdale.

Detectives aren't releasing the cause of death and there was no information about any possible suspects, officials said.

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