BIG SUR, Calif. - UPDATE 7/16/2019 3:45 p.m. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office says the body of a woman in her late 50's or early 60's wearing a blue swimsuit was found at Pfeiffer Beach.
The body was found at Pfeiffer Beach about a quarter mile north of the parking lot.
The Monterey County Coroner's Office has taken over the case. Big Sur Fire helped with extrication.
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The Search and Rescue Team was called to the area after someone walked out of the ocean and saw the body.
A coroner unit has gone to the scene. The Sheriff's Office said it is not related to an incident near the Big Sur River Inn Monday night.
We will continue to update this story as information becomes available.