‘Suspicious’ death under investigation in Hermosa Beach after man’s body washes ashore

An investigation with suspicious circumstances continues after a man’s body washed ashore on the Hermosa Beach shoreline on Friday morning. 

Around 7 a.m., officials with the Hermosa Beach Police Department received a call regarding a person floating in the water.

When officers arrived at the waterline in the 2200 block of The Strand, they found a man in his 40s who was lying unresponsive on the shoreline. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

At this stage of the investigation, the victim's name has not been released. 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives are handling the investigation.

No further information was immediately released. 

Those who can provide information to assist with the investigation are encouraged to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323- 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can submit tips online at LA Crime Stoppers.