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Body found on beach in Santa Monica

Police are shown investigating the Santa Monica shore where a body was found by a passerby Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

June 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man's body was found along the shore in Santa Monica early Tuesday morning.

A passerby spotted the body just after 5:30 a.m. face down in the water just south of the Santa Monica Pier. Upon arrival, police closed a portion of the beach for an investigation.

Officials say the victim is a 35-year-old man who was wearing a wetsuit. His name has not been released.

At this point, no foul play is suspected. An autopsy will be performed to determine a cause of death.