Woman's body found on Newport Beach, Calif. shore

An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found on the sand in Newport Beach, Calif. on March 4, 2013.
(CBS/AP) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Police say a woman was found dead along the Newport Beach shoreline on Monday.

The female victim was discovered lying face down around 6:00 a.m. by two people walking along the waterline near a lifeguard tower, according to Newport Beach police.

The victim is described as an Asian woman in her mid-20s, about 5'2" tall and with a thin build, CBS affiliate KTLA reports.

Coroner's investigators are still working to identify the body, police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe said.

No other details were immediately available.