A grisly scene is unfolding near the otherwise idyllic Huntington Beach after surfer, Shane Jones discovered a body while paddling back into the lineup of a secluded surf break reports the OC register.
“Oh my god, that’s a body,” was the first thought to cross Jones’ mind and he quickly turned into rescue mode. An ex-junior lifeguard, Jones proceeded to tap the body multiple times before realizing the victim was unresponsive. Before he knew it, he was on the beach with a 300 lb. unresponsive body.
Jones called up to his friends to call 9-1-1. When authorities arrived, they determined the man had been dead for some time. Authorities are currently investigating the death and looking for a cause of death. No reports of missing swimmers have been reported in the area and the man was found without identification.
*Our condolences go out to victim’s friends and family
Find the entire OC Register article here: “Oh my God, that’s a body,” surfer recounts after finding dead man in the water