Authorities are investigating the circumstances behind a man's body being found on the beach in Avalon Thursday morning.

The Avalon Police Department says their officers responded to the beach at 80th Street around 7:15 AM Thursday after receiving a report of an unconscious man in the water.

According to a press release, officers determined the man, identified as being 21-years-old and from Coatesville, PA, had been dead for several hours.

Foul play is not suspected at this time, however, Avalon Police and the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office continue to investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Avalon Police at (609) 967-3411.

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