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Man’s body found floating in Newport Harbor

A man's body was found floating in Newport Harbor on Monday morning. Above, the harbor in September.

A man’s body was found floating in Newport Harbor on Monday morning. Above, the harbor in September.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Police and coroner’s officials are investigating after a man’s body was found floating in Newport Harbor on Monday morning, according to authorities.

Police were called shortly before 9 a.m. when someone discovered the body in the water at the eastern end of the harbor near River Avenue and 43rd Street, Newport Beach police spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella said.

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Authorities think the death was accidental, according to Manzella, who said there were no signs of foul play.

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Coroner’s officials are working to identify the body, police said. No further details were available.

Dobruck writes for Times Community News.

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