Woman’s body found floating in Mission Bay

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The body of a possible drowning victim was found floating in Mission Bay Tuesday.

SAN DIEGO — The body of a possible drowning victim was found floating in Mission Bay Tuesday.

The discovery of the woman’s body at Bonita Cove in the southwestern reaches of the man made harbor was reported shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to San Diego police. She was floating face down and appeared to be 50 to 60 years old, investigators said.

Patrol personnel who confirmed the death reported no suspicious circumstances, SDPD public-affairs Officer Billy Hernandez said.

The county Medical Examiner’s Office was called in to take custody of the body for autopsy and identification purposes.

Details about the decedent were not immediately available.

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