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2 bodies found in canal separating Palm Beach, Broward counties

Authorities investigate after bodies found near boat
Posted at 3:56 PM, Nov 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 20:23:36-05

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A man and a woman were found floating in the water near a boat Saturday morning in a canal that separates Palm Beach and Broward counties in the south end of Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the bodies were found in the Hillsboro Canal.

Deputies from Palm Beach and Broward counties were assisting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which has taken over the investigation.

FWC spokeswoman Carollyn Parrish identified the deceased couple as Archer Adams III, 76, and his wife, Paula Adams, 76.

Their cause of death is currently unknown.