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Body found floating in the ocean by good Samaritan

Posted: 12:45 PM, Nov 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-25 20:50:16-05
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Authorities are investigating after a body was found floating in the ocean off the coast of San Diego Monday afternoon.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the body was discovered in the water approximately five miles off the coast of Mission Bay around noon.

The body was found floating in the water with a life jacket nearby by a good Samaritan, the Coast Guard says. A second vest was also located in the water.

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The Coast Guard launched a search by air and sea but didn't located a boat or any other victims. The search was suspended around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The crew took the body to shore, where it was transferred onto a police dock on Shelter Island just before 3 p.m.