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Young woman found dead in Broward River

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are investigating Monday afternoon after the body of a young female was found floating in the Broward River behind an apartment complex on Harts Road.

Residents at the Ansley at Harts Road Apartments called Fire-Rescue to report someone in the water. Firefighters confirmed the person was dead and called police. JFRD and the dive team worked together to retrieve the body.

Police said it was too early to say the manner or cause of death. Officers were checking reports of missing persons in the area.

Homicide detectives and the medical examiner were called to investigate.