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Woman's body found in Carlsbad lagoon

Posted: 6:14 PM, Dec 09, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-10 02:14:27Z

CARLSBAD, Calif. - A paddle boarder found a dead woman floating in Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad Wednesday morning.

The discovery in a section of the estuary near the 4200 block of Harrison Street in Carlsbad was reported shortly after 9 a.m., according to police.

Fire department personnel arrived at the scene and retrieved the body of 50-year-old Carlsbad resident Gwen DeValliere. The woman's cause of death was not immediately clear, Lt. Greg White said.