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Man drowns in canal after leaving nightclub and trying to relieve himself in water

By Mason White 6:57 PM January 4, 2016
Canal (illustration) 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A man drowned in a canal after he and his friend left a nightclub to relieve themselves in the water, police in Florida said.

Miami-Dade police said that the body of the 27-year-old man, who was not identified, was found by divers early on Friday morning.

According to the police investigation, the man and his friend left the La Covacha nightclub, and walked across a street to a nearby canal around 5:30 a.m.

At some point, the 27-year-old man slipped, hit his head and fell into the water. Divers from several police stations tried to find the man, but failed.

Divers found the dead body around 7:00 a.m.