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LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WJW) — A body was found washed up on the shores of Lake Erie Saturday night.

According to Lakewood Police, the body was found on the rocks behind 12700 Lake Avenue around 5:30 p.m.

Police say the body was partially submerged in the water and did not have clothing or anything that would lead to an immediate identification.

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It appeared that the body had been in the water for an “extended period of time,” according to officials.

The body is now being examined by the Cuyahoga County Coroners’ office.

Police note that there were no reports of anyone in the water, or in distress leading up to the body’s discovery.

Police are continuing to investigate at this time.