POINT LOMA (CNS) - San Diego Lifeguards retrieved the naked, partially-decomposed body of a man that had been spotted floating in the ocean off the coast of Sunset Cliffs Sunday.
A photographer in a helicopter spotted the corpse about 3/4 of a mile from the foot of Osprey Street on Point Loma at about 11:35 a.m., according to lifeguards.
A San Diego Police helicopter was called in to help guide lifeguards in a boat, and they retrieved the corpse in about five minutes.
There was no sign of trauma or obvious cause of death found on the body,according to lifeguards, and no known missing person report had been filed.
Medical examiners were en route to the lifeguard dock at Quivira Basin to take the remains in for investigation.
A firefighter from Washington state who's been battling the Woolsey Fire was injured Thursday morning when he was struck by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway, and containment of the blaze increased to 57 percent.
The San Diego Superior Court issued a warning to the public Thursday about a scammer targeting the Hispanic community and those who may be afraid to go to authorities.
Authorities have identified a 69-year-old man who was gravely injured when he was struck by a car while walking in the same Poway intersection where sheriff's deputies were investigating a collision in which his wife struck and injured a pedestrian about 30 minutes earlier.
Arraignment is scheduled Thursday for a transient accused of repeatedly burglarizing the office of a South Bay community group before torching the premises last week.
A 92-year-old man, who allegedly shot and killed his 51-year-old son Wednesday night inside an Old Town San Diego apartment was arrested Thursday.
Offshore winds will weaken throughout the day Thursday. Gusty winds are possible in the mountains and inland valleys, though weaker and less widespread.
Students from Central Elementary School and other San Diego elementary schools on Wednesday took part in a special Thanksgiving dinner with their True Blue Buddies.
Firefighters were able to halt the spread of two small brush fires – one in Carmel Valley and another Sorrento Valley on Wednesday night.