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Body Found In Marshlands Of MLK Regional Shoreline Park In Oakland

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- A volunteer discovered a body in the marshlands of the Martin Luther King Regional Shoreline Park, in Oakland.

East Bay Regional Park officers responded to the report around 1:40 p.m., on Monday. The body was located south of the Tidewater Boating Center, according to authorities.

Park police worked with Oakland Fire and Alameda County Sheriff's office to recover the body.

So far, there is no information as to the circumstances of the person's death and the case is still under investigation. The person's name is not being released pending an autopsy.

Anyone with information should contact the East Bay Regional Park District Police tip line at (510) 690-6521.

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