San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a dead body Sunday afternoon. It was discovered in a field not far from Venice Beach. Today investigators are working to determine the identity of the remains.
Deputies were called to the open space between the beach and Highway 1 at about 12:45 p.m. on Sunday. They located the body in a homeless encampment on the site.
A brief press release Sunday night said the Sheriff’s Office and the Coroner’s Office were investigating the death. The body had not been identified as of Sunday night.
Anyone with any information about the death is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office’s anonymous tip line, (800) 547-2700.
— from staff reports