NewsLocal News


Body found floating near Oceanside Pier

oceanside oside pier body 06.03
Posted at 2:08 PM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 19:50:26-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A man's body was found floating in the water near the Oceanside Pier a week after someone fell from the structure.

According to Oceanside Police, the body was discovered by lifeguards around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Police haven’t identified the body at this time, but the incident comes after a man was presumed dead following a fall from the pier at 3 a.m. May 25.

RELATED: Person feared dead after going under during Oceanside water rescue

According to the Oceanside Fire Department, the man was found clinging to a pylon.

A rescue swimmer dove into the water to help the man, but he reportedly let go of the pylon and went underwater.

Rescuers continued to search for the victim, but were unable to locate him. Family members also searched for the man Sunday afternoon.