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Police: Body found in water in Melbourne identified as missing 23-year-old Sebastian fisherman

Posted at 11:34 PM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-13 04:35:34-05

UPDATE: Melbourne police said Tuesday that the body found in the water near Ballard Park in Melbourne on Monday has been identified as missing 23-year-old Rico Malique Arocha of Sebastian.

Arocha had reportedly been missing since Friday.

The investigation into his death is ongoing. 

Melbourne police ask any potential witness who may have information to contact Detective Ian Mitchell at 321-608-6452.


Sebastian police seek the public's help in finding a missing fisherman. 

Police say 23-year-old Rico Arocha was last seen Friday when he told his friends and family he was going to Melbourne to fish.

Arocha has not been seen or heard from since. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.