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Here’s The Scoop…Mystery Solved..In LBTS Latest Drowning…

WE NOW KNOW …WHO DROWNED ON 1/12/09…

Sentinel….

‘Updated: 1:39 p.m.

Mystery over body found off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea solved

By Juan Ortega | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
1:39 PM EST, January 16, 2009

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA – The Broward Sheriff’s Office today announced it has solved the mystery over who was the man found dead in the ocean this week off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

The Sheriff’s Office says the dead man is Kenneth M. Gotlib, 46, of Fort Lauderdale ‘

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/sfl-bn-0116-body,0,2744763.story

BSO INCIDENT REPORT …online….

http://sheriff.org/about_bso/admin/media/newsdetails.cfm?pk=2731&sType=M

‘BODY FOUND FLOATING OFF LBTS Victim’s Name Released

BSO Case Number: LS09-01-00181(update)
PIO Number: 09-1-8a
Date: January 12, 2009
Time: 7:15 a.m. Jurisdiction: Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
Place of Occurrence: Anglins Fishing Pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Victim(s):

* Kenneth M. Gotlib, 46, 11/10/62, male, 2624 NE 32 Street, apt. 110, Fort Lauderdale (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

* N/A

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are releasing the name of the man whose body was found Monday morning floating in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.

On January 12 at approximately 7:15 a.m., a person fishing on the Anglins Fishing Pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea spotted the man floating facedown in the calm waters just offshore. After a BSO helicopter pilot confirmed the location of the deceased, who had drifted south of the pier, BSO’s Fire Rescue boat was used to retrieve the unidentified man from the water. The, 46-year-old man, who was later identified as Kenneth Gotlib, of Fort Lauderdale, was then brought ashore to the 4200 block of El Mar Drive shortly before 8 a.m.

BSO homicide detectives said no foul play is suspected. The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office is expected to release its official ruling of this apparent drowning as early as next week.

INVESTIGATORS: Homicide Det. E. Torres, RID
THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO Lauderdale-By-The-Sea January 16, 2009 1145’

http://sheriff.org/about_bso/admin/media/newsdetails.cfm?pk=2725&sType=M
‘BODY FOUND FLOATING OFF LBTS

BSO Case Number: LS09-01-00181
PIO Number: 09-1-8
Date: January 12, 2009
Time: 7:15 a.m. Jurisdiction: Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
Place of Occurrence: Anglins Fishing Pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Victim(s):

* Unidentified white male (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

* N/A

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating an apparent drowning of a man whose body was discovered Monday morning in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.

On January 12 at approximately 7:15 a.m., a person fishing on the Anglins Fishing Pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea spotted the man floating facedown in the calm waters just offshore. After a BSO helicopter pilot confirmed the location of the deceased, who had drifted south of the pier, BSO’s Fire Rescue boat was used to retrieve the unidentified man from the water. The adult white male was then brought ashore to the 4200 block of El Mar Drive shortly before 8 a.m.

The body was transported to the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the official cause and manner of death. BSO detectives said the man was wearing boxer shorts, and there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body.

Anyone who has information on this case or the identity of the victim is asked to call BSO Homicide Det. Efrain Torres at (954) 321-4210.

INVESTIGATORS: Homicide Det. E. Torres, RID
THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO Lauderdale-By-The-Sea January 12, 2009 1515’

Still awaiting the report from the VFD…on the incident…and the inquiry from Comm. Dodd over the clothing worn on the firetruck at time of arrival…

more to come….

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