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Body Found Near Santa Monica Beach

Police say no signs of foul play

By Sam Catanzaro

A woman was found dead near the beach in Santa Monica this week.

According to the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD), around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, officers and SMFD personnel responded to a report of a person down on the 2600 block of Ocean Front Walk, near beach restroom 26. 

“Officers discovered a female deceased wrapped up in a blanket. The female does appear to be experiencing homelessness,” said SMPD Lt. Rudy Flores in a statement.  

There are no signs of foul play, according to the SMPD.

The cause of death has not yet been determined by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.

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