A man's body was found Tuesday morning on a beach in Encinitas, authorities said.
Dispatchers received reports of a body on the beach near South El Portal Street and Neptune Avenue, near Stonesteps Beach, at about 7 a.m., said San Diego County Sheriff's Lt. Daniel Vengler.
The man's body appeared to have washed up onto the shore, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department confirmed.
On Wednesday, the man was identified by the county Medical Examiner's Office as 32-year-old Christopher Andrew Gibson.
The cause of death was not reported.