NEWPORT BEACH (CBS) — Authorities have identified a man who was found dead on the beach Wednesday night.

Officials say Nino Nobles, 49, of Irvine, was found at about 5:30 p.m. near Coronado Street and East Ocean Front. He was identified Thursday by the Orange County Coroner’s Office.

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Nobles’ body was found near the shoreline, but there was no evidence the body had washed ashore, police said, and no signs of foul play.

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An autopsy on Nobles is pending.

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