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Unidentified man found floating in Bacalar lagoon

Bacalar, Q.R. — Police attended to the call of a body that was found partially submerged in a Bacalar lagoon. A passerby made the emergency call to 911 after seeing the body of a man in shallow waters of the Xul-Ha Lagoon.

The discovery was made Sunday morning around 9:00 a.m. by local residents. The body of the man was found floating at the base of the steps that lead into the shallow end of the lagoon. Forensic medical personnel were called to the site to remove the body. An autopsy will be preformed to reveal the cause of death. So far, the man has not been identified.