Man's body washes ashore in Deerfield Beach

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.-- Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body washed ashore in Deerfield Beach early Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

The body was discovered by a deputy on an ATV who was on patrol in the 900 block of Southeast 21st Avenue.

The deputy came across the body about 3:16 a.m. in the area south of the fishing pier, the Sheriff's Office said.

This developing news story will be updated as information becomes available.

The investigation continues.

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