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Unidentified body found floating off Playa del Carmen beach

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — People walking along a beach of Playa del Carmen called emergency services after seeing a body floating in the sea.

According to preliminary information, people walking along the beach near Casa Cenote made the grisly discovery. It was around 2:00 p.m. when emergency services were notified with the report of a body seen floating off a beach area.

Those that found the body quickly ran to a nearby hotel where police were called by hotel staff. Emergency personnel arrived to secure the area and remove the body.

There were no details released about the body including if the deceased was male or female.