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Cops investigate death of man found on beach near Long Beach boardwalk

The body of a man in his 60s

The body of a man in his 60s was found early Tuesday, March 17, 2015, by a passerby on the beach near the boardwalk off National Boulevard, according to Long Beach police, who said the death does not appear to be suspicious. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Long Beach police are investigating the death of a man found Tuesday morning on the beach near the boardwalk off National Boulevard, officials said.

A police spokesman, Lt. Eric Cregeen, said a passerby found the body along the Atlantic Ocean shoreline -- and reported it to police at 6:53 a.m.

Police said the body was that of a man in his 60s. Police did not release his identity pending notification of next of kin.

The man's car was found nearby, police said.

Police said initial indications are the death is not suspicious, and the cause will be determined by the medical examiner.

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