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Man's body discovered floating near Border Field State Park

Posted at 7:16 AM, Dec 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-29 10:18:27-05

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (KGTV) — The body of a man was discovered floating in the water just north of the U.S.-Mexico border near Border Field State Park Friday.

San Diego Sheriff's deputies were called in to assist Border Patrol officers just before 5:30 p.m. after the discovery. Border Patrol agents pulled the man to shore where San Diego Fire Department crews responded to provide life-saving measures.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner is working to identify the man before notifying his next of kin.