SAN FRANCISCO—The body of a man was found floating in the ocean near the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay on Sunday, April 28, reported officials from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

According to a press release from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 11:17 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the hotel on a report of a body floating in the ocean. Deputies responded and located a male subject who appeared to have been deceased for some time.

The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office took possession of the body and will identify the victim once to the public once the family has been contacted. An official cause of death has not yet been disclosed.