BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The body found by a boater several days ago in West Boca Raton has been identified as Vilelio Gerson Vasquez-Portillo, a 22 year old from Miami Gardens.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office this morning isn’t saying whether Vasquez-Portillo’s death is related to a motorcycle found on April 25th, leading to the following press release:
Deputies recovered a vehicle that appeared to be involved in a hit and run collision with a motorcycle or scooter. NO victim found. The victim may have had red hair and serious head injuries. No other description is known. Investigators have reached out to all hospitals in the area, Broward and Palm Beach County. No one with this description has sought treatment.
Vasquez-Portillo’s body was found on or about May 3rd in a canal in South County Regional Park. The motorcycle accident is believed to have occurred in the same region of West Boca on or about April 25th.
Anyone with information concerning either event is asked to call PBSO or CrimeStoppers at 800-458-TIPS.
LOCAL JOURNALISM SUPPORTER.
Content copyright © 2023 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. For our intellectual property, terms, and conditions, read here. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com. Call 561-576-NEWS (6397). Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Body Found In Boca Gardens Blaze, One Person Dead
- KINGS POINT ARREST: Another Resident Arrested, Jailed From Delray Beach Home
- ALERT: Brightline Strikes Pedestrian In Delray Beach, Expect Traffic Issues
- Postal Worker Robbed At Gunpoint In West Boca Raton, Investigation Continues
- HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Depression Likely To Form East Of Florida Within Days
- Realtor Sues Boca Raton Woman Who Refuses To Sell Her Home
- Palm Beach County Resident Guilty Of Fentanyl Distribution, Federal Prison
- Delray Beach Woman, 80, Slams Into Cars, Building, Son Says She Drank
- HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Depression Expected To Form East Of Florida, Bad Weather Weekend