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Street vendors report discovery of floating body in Bacalar lagoon

Bacalar, Q.R. — The body of a woman was discovered Saturday morning floating in the Laguna de los Siete Colores. The body was noticed by vendors who reported it to authorities.

When they arrived, they located the deceased woman between two piers on 16th Street. The unidentified woman is believed to be around 38 years of age. She was noticed by area street vendors as they headed out to set up around 6:00 a.m.

The area was cordoned off while the body was retrieved from the lagoon and transferred for autopsy by the medical examiner.