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Surfer's death being investigated as possible drowning, Delray Beach police say

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Posted at 11:24 AM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 15:04:14-04

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Delray Beach police are investigating the death of a surfer Tuesday morning as a possible drowning.

The police department said a man with a surfboard was found at the shoreline near Vista Del Mar Drive North around 7:15 a.m.

A passerby saw the man, called 911, then attempted CPR on him. The surfer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Based on a preliminary investigation, police said it appears the man drowned. However, a medical examiner will determine the surfer's exact cause of death.