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Lifeguards Recover Decomposed Body Near Sunset Cliffs

 Lifeguards have recovered a badly decomposed body found in the waters off the coast of Sunset Cliffs, San Diego Fire-Rescue officials confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego. 

The report first came in from a civilian helicopter flying in the area. San Diego Police (SDPD) dispatched their helicopter to find the body, but could not find it at first. 

Around 12:15 p.m. Sunday, a boat worked to retrieve the body, seen a third of a mile off shore near Ocean Beach. The body appears to be that of a man in his late 30s. 

The body was found with no clothes on. Lifeguards did not know if there was a known missing person. 

It appears the body was in the ocean for about a week. 

No further information was immediately available.

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