Floating body found in Alamitos Bay early Sunday • Long Beach Post

The body of a man was found floating in Alamitos Bay early Sunday, authorities said.

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Police responded to the scene at 1:22 a.m. on Second Street and Bay Shore Avenue, said Long Beach police Lt. James Richardson.

The coroner’s office, which also responded to the incident, will determine the cause of death, Richardson said.

The man appeared to be in his 70s, according to a coroner’s official. An autopsy was scheduled to determine how he died.

His identity hasn’t been publicly released, pending notification of his next of kin.

Editor’s note: This story was updated Monday morning.

Breaking News Editor Jeremiah Dobruck contributed to this report.

Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.

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