Body Found in the Middle of the Road in South Dade

A body was found in the middle of the road Friday morning and now police are investigating how and why it ended up there.

Officials said the body was found just after 4 a.m. near Southwest 248th Street and Southwest 107th Avenue.

Police said they suspected it was a hit-and-run, but further investigation revealed that the person did not die in a hit-and-run incident.

Officials are now treating this as a homicide and are working to figure out how the person died and how they ended up in the middle of the street.

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