Someone called the Sheriff's department around 5:10 a.m. after finding the body of a man in a wet suit face down on the beach next to a broken surfboard. Sheriff's deputies and paramedics were sent to the scene at the 1300 block of South Coast Highway 101. The man was pronounced dead around 5:40 a.m. Technicians from the county Medical Examiner's Office were also at the scene.Update: Surfer identified as Kenny Mann.
The surfer was not taken to the hospital. It was unclear what caused his death.
This week's high surf may have contributed to the man's death, Encinitas Lifeguard Capt. Larry Giles said.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Surfer Kenny Mann found dead at Swami's