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Body found in Margate lake

A man was found floating face down in a Margate lake Wednesday morning.

A resident of Village on the Lake Condominiums spotted the dead man to the rear of 412 Lakeside Dr. South in LemonTreeLake at about 8 a.m.

When Margate Fire Rescue and police personnel arrived the unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Margate Police department is now working to identify the fully clothed man and figure out how he ended up in the lake.

The man’s body was taken to the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be performed.

 Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Julio Fernandez at 954-935-5418.


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