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Apparent drowning closes boat ramp in Sarasota's Centennial Park

Officers said they responded to the 10th Street boat ramp after getting reports of a man in the water.

SARASOTA, Fla.—Sarasota Police officers investigated an apparent drowning at Centennial Park in Sarasota Friday afternoon.

Officers said they responded to the 10th Street boat ramp after getting reports of a woman in the water.

When officers arrived on scene they said they found the victim dead.

Detectives ask any possible witnesses who were in the area between 1 and 3 p.m. to call them with any information. Sarasota Police Detective Maria Llovio can be contacted at (941) 364-7336.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story stated the victim was a male.

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