Body washed ashore on Kitsap County beach; police investigating

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KINGSTON– Police are investigating after a body was found washed ashore Tuesday afternoon on a Kitsap County beach.

According to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, a man’s body was found by a homeowner just after 3 p.m. on a beach near President’s Point Road in Kingston.

It was not known how long the body was at the location. Foul play was not suspected in the man’s death, deputies said.

The Kitsap County Coroner’s Office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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  • big john stankus

    Remember that it’s actually possible that the body was out there for quite some time under water. A human carcass often sinks to the bottom of a body of water . Then, the gasses involved with decomposition cause the carcass to swell and bloat to twice it’s size. This creates air bubbles and lower density inside the bloated cadaver which causes it to pop up to the surface, where it might bob up and down and flow with the current in much the same manner as a beach ball would (a malodorous, rotting beach ball in this case).

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