Police investigate death near FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus

A death investigation is underway in North Miami, near the entrance to the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University.

Sky 10 flew over the scene at Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 151st Street where a body was covered by a yellow tarp on Monday afternoon.

The body was near a piece of construction equipment that appeared to be on its side.

FIU sent an email to students and faculty saying “the incident is not related to the FIU community.”

Traffic was delayed in the surrounding area.

FIU’s email specified:

“An incident near BBC, on Sole Mia Way and Northeast 151st Street, is causing traffic delays for those exiting the campus this afternoon. Only one westbound lane is open to traffic exiting BBC on Northeast 151st Street. North Miami Police are on the scene and may temporarily close all lanes due to the ongoing investigation. All eastbound lanes on Northeast 151st Street heading toward BBC remain open. We ask drivers to be patient as there are significant traffic delays.”

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