Man Fishing Finds Body on Bank of Canal In Loxahatchee Groves

UPDATE 7/24/2020 – According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, The victim has been identified as Daniel Lehnert, 36 years old.

LOXAHATCHEE, FL – On Sunday at approximately 2 p.m., Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 14500 block of North Road, Loxahatchee Groves, regarding a body, an unknown white male, found on the bank of a canal. Upon arrival deputies located an individual who advised he was fishing in the area when he discovered the body. 

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division responded to the scene to investigate further. After detectives documented the scene an investigator with the Medical Examiner’s Office arrived to inspect and remove the deceased. A preliminary investigation of the body showed no obvious signs of trauma according to police. The deceased man has not yet been identified at this time. An autopsy will be performed to determine the males identity as well as the cause of death. No additional information was available.

UPDATE 7/24/2020 – According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, The victim has been identified as Daniel Lehnert, 36 years old.


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