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Beachgoers report floating body in Cancun Hotel Zone

Cancun, Q.R. — Authorities in Cancun were called to a beach along Kukulcán Boulevard after beachgoers reported a body. The body, that of a man, was seen floating near the shoreline of Playa Langosta in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

On Wednesday afternoon, others who saw the man floating in the sea pulled him to shore while emergency services were notified. When they arrived, they found the man, who has not been identified, had already died.

Witnesses were not able to provide much in the way of information, only that they saw the man go into the water and swim away. The next time they saw him, he was floating, which is when the brought him to shore.

Cancun police continue to investigate. The body was removed and transferred to the state’s facilities for an official autopsy.