SANTA MONICA—On January 23, at approximately 3:20 p.m. the Santa Monica Police Department responded to a call about a body that was found near the beach. The body was located at the intersection of Ocean and Bicknell Avenue under a beachside Gazebo.

According to SMPD Lieutenant Rudy Flores the authorities was alerted about a “Person Down” call. When the authorities arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive white male, and immediately began to give the individual CPR, stated in the Santa Monica Mirror.

“Fire personnel arrived and took over life-saving efforts, however shortly after declared the victim deceased,” Flores said. “There were no signs of foul-play” stated Santa Monica Mirror.

Flores had indicated that the male victim may have suffered from a sudden medical emergency but is currently under investigation.

The LA County Coroner’s Office personnel ended up responding to the call then took possession of the decedent. Further investigation is underway, the victim’s identity is currently pending, stated in The Santa Monica Mirror.

Canyon News reached out to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, but no comment was made.

Canyon News then reached out to the SMPD and was told “ that no further information can be given on the accident”.