Man's body found off Newport Beach coast; identity unknown


The body was found in the Crystal Cove area Dec. 24 by a commercial fisherman, who contacted the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

The male subject was wearing dark-colored nylon Champion sweatpants with zippered legs, size 11 black Asics running shoes and a black Timex watch with a plastic band.

The man's age and race are unknown. He's believed to be approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds with dark hair.

If you have any information about this case, you're urged to call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at (714) 647-7044. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIPS-OCCS.

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