San Diego

Body Found in Waterway on Naval Base San Diego

An investigation was underway Friday after a body was found in a waterway on Naval Base San Diego, the Harbor Police Department said. 

The U.S. Navy told police a man's body was discovered at about 8:20 a.m. in a waterway belonging to the base, near Harbor Drive and 8th Street in National City, HPD said. 

When officers arrived, they found the body of a middle-aged man floating in the water. There were no obvious signs of trauma, Lt. Victor Banuelos said.

The body was recovered and taken by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office, which will investigate the cause of death, he said.

HPD will continue to investigate how the body ended up in the water.

Anyone with any information about the incident was urged to call Harbor Police at (619) 686-6272.

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