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ELDERLY MAN’S BODY FOUND FLOATING IN CANAL

BSO Case Number: TM12-07-2948
PIO Number: 12-7-26
Date: July 28, 2012
Time: 10:14 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: 7650 N.W. 73 Terr., Tamarac
Jurisdiction: Tamarac

Victim(s):

  • Brian Eccles, 75, 8/9/36, male, 7650 N.W. 73 Terr., Tamarac (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

  • N/A

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances that led up to the death of an apparent drowning victim whose body was discovered floating in the canal behind his duplex Saturday morning in Tamarac.

Shortly before 10:15 a.m., Brian Eccles, 75, was found floating in the canal behind his residence located at 7650 N.W. 73 Terr.

BSO homicide investigators said Eccles lived alone, and they believe he may have accidentally fallen into the canal. They do not suspect foul play. However, the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to officially determine the cause and manner of death.

INVESTIGATORS: Homicide Det. K. Forsberg, CID and Homicide Sgt. S. Feeley, CID

THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO July 28, 2012 1525

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