ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. — The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office identified a man's body that was found floating in a canal Wednesday afternoon.
An initial call was made to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission when a homeowner thought she spotted a manatee behind her house on Solida Circle.
This area is located just north of the intersection of Floresta Drive and Prima Vista Boulevard in Port St. Lucie.
.@stluciesheriff says body of white male 20-40 years old found floating in canal. Nearby homeowner had first called FWC thinking it was a manatee. Right now being investigated as suspicious death. @WPTV pic.twitter.com/GRwA4NEydq— Jon Shainman (@JonShainman) May 4, 2022
When investigators arrived at the scene, they discovered a person's body.
The sheriff said there were no obvious signs of trauma.
The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office later identified the body as 32-year-old Daniel Pastor of Port St. Lucie.
Dectectives said Pastor's mother reported him missing on May 1.
The sheriff's office said detectives continue to investigate the incident.