Three Bodies Found in Fort Lauderdale Canal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities are trying to identify three bodies found in canals near Fort Lauderdale since Sunday.

A man’s body was found floating in a Davie canal on Sunday afternoon.

Monday afternoon, a crab fisherman found a body in a Wilton Manor’s canal and hours later a body was discovered in a Fort Lauderdale canal.

Authorities don’t believe the cases are related.

Davie police told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( ) the man found there was between 16 and 25 years old.

He was carrying an iPod with a lime green case.

Broward Sheriff’s deputies say they’re not sure how long the body had been in the Fort Lauderdale canal.

Authorities say five bodies have been found in Broward County canals since July 5.