Vacationer drowns after leaping into Biscayne Bay close to Brickell: Police

NBC 6- What was imagined to be a enjoyable vacation weekend in Miami turned lethal when two vacationers jumped into Biscayne Bay close to Brickell early Thursday, leaving one man useless.

Miami Police mentioned officers responded to the realm within the 1100 block of Brickell Bay Drive simply earlier than 5 a.m. after experiences {that a} man jumped into the water.

When first responders arrived they discovered two males within the water. One in every of them was treading water however the different seemed to be useless, officers mentioned.

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Miami Police spokesman Michael Vega mentioned one of many males had jumped into the water, adopted by his pal.

“What we’ve on the story is that they have been each partying, they have been having time, having drinks, after they have been taking part in round one was chasing the opposite, the primary one determined he’s going to leap into the water, not understanding what was underneath the water, and the second comes proper behind him and in too with him,” Vega mentioned.

Police mentioned one of many males died. The one who survived is 26. Their identities weren’t launched however police mentioned the 2 males have been in Miami on trip.

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Police mentioned the incident stays underneath investigation.

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