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Body of Texas woman found on Ocean City, Md. beach

Body of Texas woman found on beach in Ocean City Monday (Courtesy: WBOC)

OCEAN CITY, Md. (WBFF) -- Ocean City Police are investigating after a body was found on the beach Monday morning.

The body was identified as that of 30-year-old Ashley O'Connor from Plano, Texas.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Police say the death investigation is around 2nd Street on Beach. Police say beachgoers reported seeing a body to city employees at around 6:30 a.m. and Ocean City dispatchers were alerted.

The body was removed from the sand at about 4:15 p.m. with the help of Maryland State Police crime scene technicians.

The body will be evaluated by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine a cause of death.

The beach was reopened at 5 p.m., said police.

Police say the investigation is active and ongoing.

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