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Woman's Body Found Face Down in Sand on Newport Beach

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Authorities in Newport Beach are working to determine the identity of a young woman whose deceased body was found on the beach early Monday morning.The victim, in her 20s, was discovered by two people walking on the beach at about 6:25 a.m. at the waterline near Highland Street, according to City News Service.

The woman's body was face down in the sand near Tower 71, according to CBS2.

The deceased woman is described as being about 5’2″ tall with a thin build.

A cause of death has not been determined.