EL PORTAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Police have discovered a man’s body inside of a submerged car in an El Portal canal.

According to Miami-Dade Police, the victim could be missing 82-year-old Mernier Sainvil.

Sainvil is from Miami Shores, and 7News first reported about his disappearance on Monday.

Miami-Dade homicide detectives are at the scene near the 500 block of Northwest 87th Street.

They have yet to make an official confirmation.

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