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Body discovered washed up on beach in Mill Creek area result of suicide

BIG SUR, Calif. (KION-TV) UPDATE JULY 6, 2022, at 1:21 p.m.-- Monterey County Sheriff's Office said a body that washed up near the beach near Mill Creek in Big Sur was the result of a suicide.

The victim was a 43-year-old homeless man, said the sheriff's office.


A male body washed up near the Mill Creek Day area in Big Sur.

Big Sur Fire tells KION the man's body was discovered around 4:50 p.m. washed up on the beach. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office will be handling the investigation.

It's still unknown how the man ended up in that area.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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