Lifeguards retrieve body from water near Cabrillo Beach
Emergency officials received a 911 call just before 9 a.m. Monday reporting a body in the water at Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro.
Lifeguards paddled out and found an unconscious man, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The man was pulled out of the water at a boat ramp on the beach, where he was pronounced dead by paramedics.
The man is approximately 70 years old, fire officials said in a news release.
The Los Angeles County Coroner will determine the cause of death and notify next of kin, according to the fire department. The man’s identity and circumstances surrounding his death were not revealed by emergency officials.
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