Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Body Of Man Found In Canal Identified

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whose body was found in a Golden Gate Estates canal Friday.

Detectives said the body of Zion Agustin Lopez, 20, of East Naples, was found in a canal near 1950 Blue Sage Drive around 5:30 p.m.

The Collier County Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an autopsy. A cause and manner of death have not been established.

An investigation continues.

Earlier news release:
Deputies Seek Public's Help
Posted Date:
6/5/2015 9:30 PM

Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a man whose body was retrieved from a canal in Golden Gate Estates on Friday.

The body was found shortly after 5:30 p.m. in a canal near 1950 Blue Sage Drive. It appears to have been in the water for less than 48 hours. Deputies say the man was Hispanic, had black hair and brown eyes, was between 5 feet, 8 inches and 6 feet tall, and weighed between 170 and 200 pounds. He was wearing a stud-style earring in his left ear. He also was wearing a black and white "Nightmare Before Christmas" nylon wristband.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at 239.252.9300.

The investigation is continuing.