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Decomposed Body Found In Water Off Pier 39 In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- A decomposing body was found Tuesday at one of San Francisco's major tourist sites, Pier 39, authorities said.

The San Francisco Fire Department tweeted at 10:30 a.m. that the body was found in the water near the winding pier filled with shops, restaurants and other attractions.

San Francisco police were investigating the death, according to fire officials.

A police boat crew was able to pull the body from the water and determined it was that of a male. The medical examiner's office was looking into the person's identity and will conduct an autopsy to determine how he died, police said.

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