Officials seek cause of death of man found in river
An autopsy will be conducted by the medical examiner today to determine the cause of death for a man pulled from the Indian River Lagoon near
The body surfaced about 400 yards south of the
The man reported missing had blue eyes and brown hair and was attending Helicopter Adventures Inc. at
The autopsy, to be carried out at the medical examiner's office in Rockledge, could determine if the person recovered was a drowning victim or if foul play was involved.
May 21, 2005
Body found floating in Indian River is identified
FLORIDA TODAY Police have identified a body found in the Indian River Lagoon earlier this week as that of a Danish man in Brevard County training to fly helicopters at a North Brevard flight school.
Benny W. Kriastiansen, who lived on Windover Oak Court, last was seen about 1 a.m. Sunday at the Holiday Inn in Titusville when a friend called a cab for him.
Fishermen discovered his body Tuesday, one day after a missing-person report was filed.
The cause of death is unknown, and autopsy results are pending.
Police have identified a body found in the Indian River Lagoon earlier this week as that of a Danish man in Brevard County training to fly helicopters at a North Brevard flight school.
His name is Benny and he lived just above our apartment and would frequently chat to us and wave as he passed by our apartment. He attended the JAA helicopter program. He was a really nice guy from
Unfortunately he got very drunk on Saturday night and the rest of the night has yet to be determined.