Dead body found on Manresa Beach

State Park Rangers and Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies are shown on Manresa State Beach early Friday morning where the body of a woman was found near the water's edge in the community of La Selva Beach. (Photo by Tarmo Hannula/LIFE)

LA SELVA BEACH — Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a woman’s body was found on Manresa Beach Friday morning.

Authorities have released few details.

"We are actively investigating," Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Dee Baldwin said. 

It was the second time in a week that a dead body has been discovered on a beach.

In the first case, a 72-year-old woman was found dead on Cowell Beach on Monday morning.

She has been identified as Sherry Bell Conable of Santa Cruz, Baldwin said.

This story will be updated.


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