Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Body found off Pacifica Beach

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010
(08-24) 05:58 PDT -- The San Mateo County Coroner's Office is working to identify the body of an unidentified diver was found in the waters off of Pacifica State Beach on Monday morning, Pacifica police said.
Members of the North County Fire Authority and Coastside Fire Protection District were dispatched to the area at about 11:40 a.m. for a water rescue off Linda Mar Beach.
Reports indicated the subject, who was wearing a wetsuit and diving equipment, had been found motionless in the water near the rocky shoreline.
Paramedics determined the 50-year-old man was deceased and contacted police.
Authorities have not determined the cause of death, however, there was no evidence of foul play and the investigation is ongoing.
An unoccupied vehicle was found nearby in the general parking area, but it has not been determined if it belonged to the diver.

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