UPDATED – 08-11-16 11am – The man whose body was found in the ocean at 127th Street in Ocean City on Tuesday has been identified as 25 year old Michael West of Temple Hills, Maryland. Ocean City Police have determined that his death is not suspicious – West was reported missing to the Prince George’s County Police – he was last seen Sunday around 5am in the area of 127th Street in Ocean City. Police say information from the public helped to close the case.
ORIGINAL STORY – 08-09-16 – Officials in Ocean City are on the scene of a death investigation at 128th Street where the body of a man was found in the surf around 4:22 p.m. this afternoon, says Lindsay O’Neal, O.C.P.D. spokeswoman.
The man was obviously dead and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. An investigation is underway.
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