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Identity sought of man who died after being found in O.C. surf

A rendering of the man found dead on Bolsa Chica State Beach.

The Coroner's Division of the Orange County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man who was found floating in Bolsa Chica State Beach.

The man was found floating in the surf on June 9 at the shoreline near Tower 19 and transported to Huntington Beach Hospital where he later died, according to a release from the coroner's office.

The man is believed to be of Latino or Middle Eastern descent. He was between 25 and 35 years old, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the coroner's office at (714) 647-7411 and reference case No. 12-02271-RE.

— Mona Shadia, Times Community News

Image: A rendering of the man found at Bolsa Chica State Beach. Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department

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