MONTEREY CO. (CBS SF) — A man’s body was found off the coast of Fort Ord Dunes State Park in Monterey County on Sunday morning, according to the state Department of Parks and Recreation.

A person walking along the beach saw the body in the surf line about a half-mile south of the parking lot and notified emergency crews at about 11 a.m. Sunday, state parks Monterey Sector superintendent Jim Bilz said.

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California State University, Monterey Bay police first arrived to the beach, where they found and pulled the body out of the water with help from the public, Bilz said.

Lifeguards, state park rangers and fire crews responded about 10 to 15 minutes later and brought the body higher up in the sand, according to Bilz.

First responders did not perform CPR on the body because it was apparent the man had died, Bilz said.

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It appeared the body had been in the water for more than a day and there were no obvious signs of trauma, according to Bilz.

The Monterey County coroner’s office was called to the scene and took custody of the man’s body, Bilz said.

It was not clear if the man, who was in plain clothes, ended up in the water from a vessel or the shore, according to Bilz.

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