Body Found on Shore Near Rancho Palos Verdes Estates
SAN PEDRO-- A dead body was found on a rocky shore near the upscale Rancho Palos Verdes estates.

A person taking a walk along the rocky shore in Malaga Cove near the 500 block of Paseo Del Mar spotted what appeared to be a human body washed ashore Friday, and reported it to authorities.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating the scene with help from county lifeguards.

Investigators say they have not determined the age or gender of the victim, though eyewitnesses report the body appears to be that of a man.

By 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, investigators were awaiting officials from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office to determine a cause of death and remove the body.