Body retrieved from water near Miramar Beach

HALF MOON BAY, Calif.

Passersby on Miramar Beach made the discovery and reported it to the sheriff's office at about 5 p.m., Detective Rebecca Rosenblatt said.

Deputies responded and brought the body to shore, she said. The body was that of a male.

The San Mateo County coroner's office will be working to determine the person's identity and cause of death, which could take several weeks, she said.

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