MALIBU (CBSLA) — A body, believed to be female, was found at Malibu Lagoon Friday afternoon.
Paramedics were sent to the 23200 block of West Pacific Coast Highway on a report of a drowning at 12:49 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.READ MORE: California Focusing On Urgent Projects As Wildfire Season Looms
Lifeguards determined that the person, described only as a female, was dead at the scene at 1:02 p.m., according to the LACFD.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives launched an investigating into the death.READ MORE: Future Of Hollywood's Cinerama Dome Still In Question
According to investigators, the body may have been there for a long time.
The cause of death was not immediately known.MORE NEWS: Paul Flores, Father Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart
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