Woman dies below Sunset Cliffs bluffs

Posted at 3:29 PM, Sep 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-19 20:51:47-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A woman died Wednesday at Sunset Cliffs, according to lifeguards.

The incident happened about 2:30 p.m. at Point Loma Ave. near Sunset Cliffs Blvd.

San Diego Police and Lifeguards used a boat to reach the woman's body, which was on the sand in a cove. The fall from the bluffs is about 30 feet.

Crews on the scene worked quickly as the tide moved in. High tide will take place at 6:51 p.m., according to tide charts.

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Neighbors say the staircase to the beach at Point Loma Ave. is blocked off, and the woman may have been climbing on the bluffs. A woman matching the same description was seen on the bluffs Tuesday, neighbors told 10News.