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Man found unresponsive in Long Beach Harbor dies

Firefighters are seen near the 600 block of Shoreline Drive in Long Beach. A man was found unresponsive near a jetty in the Long Beach Harbor Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. He was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

December 29, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is under way after a man was found unresponsive near a jetty in Long Beach Harbor.

Police officers responded to a call of a man down off the 600 block of East Shoreline Drive around 8:40 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found a fully clothed man lying on the sand.

"He had no pulse when he was found," Will Nash, a spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department said.

The victim in his 50s was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Nash said the man had a cut over his nose and could have fallen.

The coroner's office has yet to determine an exact cause of death.

The man's identity has not been released pending notification of kin.

CNS contributed to this report.