Body Found in North Park's Lafayette Hotel Pool

A body was discovered at the bottom of the pool in a historic North Park hotel early Friday morning, police said.

San Diego police were called to the scene in the 2200 block of El Cajon Boulevard just after 6 a.m. Friday, according to a department spokesperson.

A hotel employee discovered the body, which police say is that of a 53-year-old man. They do not believe any foul play is involved.

The medical examiner is responding to the scene.

Police say the man is a transient who frequents the area.

The 131-room hotel was built in 1946 and is a popular destination for both tourists and locals.

Check back for more details on this developing story.

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