Police: Body found floating offshore in Ocean City

- (AP) -- Police say a body has been discovered floating offshore in Ocean City.

Ocean City Police say in a statement that officers and beach patrol responded to a report of a body found Tuesday afternoon in the water off 127th Street. Lifeguards recovered the body, which police say showed signs of having been in the water for a long time.

The body was a male, but police haven't specified whether it's a boy or adult.

An autopsy will be conducted on the body in the coming days.

Police say there currently aren't any known missing persons in the area.

Anyone who may have information related to the case is asked to contact Ocean City Police at 410-723-6610.

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