Woman found dead near pier

February 4, 2009 9:54:00 AM PST
A woman's body was found in the water near the Pacifica Pier Wednesday morning, according to Pacifica police.

Officers responded to a report of a possible body in the water around 5:30 a.m., police Capt. Fernando Realyvasquez said.

The officers saw the body floating about 100 yards from shore and called for assistance from harbormaster personnel, who located the woman and picked her up, Realyvasquez said.

The death is being treated as suspicious, he said.