Body pulled from lake at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco's medical examiner is working to identify a body recovered in a lake in Golden Gate Park.

Someone walking through the park first spotted the body floating in the lake before 8:00 a.m. near Chain of Lakes Drive East and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Police are not investigating this as a homicide at this time. When police and park rangers arrived they found the person dead. Workers with the medical examiner went into the water wearing waders and pulled out the body. Police say that there is nothing that leads them to believe this is a suspicious death and there is no obvious sign of foul play.

A man who frequents the park said he recognized victim. He said it is a man who might live in the park and is often seen sitting on a bench. Investigators took pictures of items on the bench.

Park rangers have reopened the area to the public and the scene is cleared. The cause of the death is under investigation.
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