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Police verify body of man reported washed up on Isla Mujeres beach

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — Isla Mujeres police were part of the initial responding team after the body of a man washed up on shore. On Tuesday morning, the body of an adult male was seen on the shore of Playa Norte.

Emergency services received the report around 8:30 a.m. of the body, which was located near Punta Blanca. Officers proceeded to cordon off the area with assistance from elements of the Navy.

The forensic medical examiner was called in to remove the body which was transferred by boat to Cancun. Police continue with their investigation into the possible death and identification of the man.