Investigation underway after body found on shore of Malibu Lagoon

MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities launched an investigation into a body that was found on the shore of Malibu Lagoon Friday.

Paramedics responded to the 23200 block of West Pacific Coast Highway for a report of a drowning just before 1 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Lifeguards determined that the person, described only as a female, was dead at the scene at 1:02 p.m., according to the LACFD.

Investigators did not immediately release information on the person's age, identity or cause of death.

DEVELOPING: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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