Oceanside Police cruiser
Oceanside Police cruiser. Photo courtesy Oceanside Police Department.Body Found in Riverbed Near Oceanside Park

A badly decomposed body was found in a riverbed near Capistrano Park Saturday, police said.

A pedestrian in the park saw the body of a man and reported it to police at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Tom Bussey, public information officer for the Oceanside Police Department.

Police, fire department personnel and lifeguards converged on the scene and the body was pulled from the riverbed. A homicide investigator arrived later. The San Diego County coroner’s office will attempt to identify the body, Bussey said.

–City News Service