Body of man found on beach in Encinitas

Sheriff’s deputies respond to call after a body apparently washed up onto the shore


Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a body was found on a beach in Encinitas early Tuesday morning, May 4, authorities said.

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Someone called 911 to report finding the body of a man on the beach near South El Portal Street and Neptune Avenue near Stonesteps Beach around 7 a.m., said sheriff’s Lt. Daniel Vengler.

“It appears to have washed up” onto the shore, Vengler said.

No other information was immediately available.

—Karen Kucher is a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune