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In this paper, we propose an efficient low complexity MIMO detection method for double space-frequency block coded (D-SFBC) OFDM system. The proposed MIMO detector involves three-step filtering process to efficiently de-correlate spatially-multiplexed / space-frequency-coded signals without direct matrix inversion process. As the proposed MIMO detector takes advantage of frequency selectivity, not a favorable channel condition for SFBC system, performance degradation caused by low correlation between two consecutive subcarriers is compensated by assigning weighting factor for every subcarriers in frequency domain. From computer simulation results, our scheme in D-SFTD outperforms previously proposed suboptimal MIMO detection methods such as iterative interference cancellation based V-BLAST.