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Body found in West Palm Beach canal; no foul play suspected

Posted at 8:45 AM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 15:09:34-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The West Palm Beach Police Department is investigating a death Monday morning after a witness spotted a body in a canal.

Sgt. David Lefont said just before 8 a.m., a witness spotted the body in the water along the 3500 block of Village Blvd.

Police said the death was reported by the passerby as a drowning.

They later identified the deceased as 63-year-old Clement Robinson of West Palm Beach.

Police said he lives nearby and foul play is not suspected.