Miami River: The River of Death?
Watch out for floating bodies.
It wasn't all that long ago that we were slapping each other on the back and toasting an entire month without a murder in Miami.
Well, it looks like its high time to welcome everyone back to the Magic City we all know and love, a place where two bodies mysteriously wash up on the banks of the Miami River in two days.
The body of 16-year-old James Phillips Jr. was found floating in the river -- fully clothed, with no signs of trauma -- around 9:30 a.m. yesterday, police spokesman Kenia Alfonso said in a release to Riptide.
Around 8:45 a.m. this morning, police found the body of another unidentified man in his early 20s bobbing in the water -- also fully clothed, also showing no signs of a struggle. Both men had been in the water for two or three days, Alfonso said.
2017 FAU Baseball Season Tickets
TicketsSat., May. 20, 7:00pm
Fight Time #37
TicketsFri., Jun. 16, 8:00pm
NPC Southern States Bodybuilding Championships vs. NPC Southern States Fitness & Figure Championships
TicketsFri., Jul. 7, 6:00pm
EL CLASICO MIAMI: Real Madrid CF v. FC Barcelona
TicketsSat., Jul. 29, 7:30pm
Police aren't sure what connection, if any, there is between the two corpses.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Miami, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.