Dead Body Found On Ocean City Beach

Dead Body Found On Ocean City Beach
Photo of the scene at 14th Street courtesy of Ocean City Live Webcam at the Commander Hotel

OCEAN CITY — The body found on the beach early Tuesday morning has been confirmed as an adult white male although no more information about his identity is known as of around 9:40 a.m.

First responders were alerted around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday to a body washing ashore on the beach at 14th Street. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner arrived on the scene at about 9:40 a.m. The beach street ends in that area remain blocked off in that area as the investigation continues. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.