Texas woman found dead on Ocean City beach, police investigate

Posted at 12:29 PM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 12:44:20-04

Ocean City Police are investigating a death in the area of 2nd Street and the Beach.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Ashley O'Connor of Plano, Texas. 

Beachgoers reported seeing a body to city employees around 6:30 a.m. Monday. Ocean City dispatchers were then alerted.

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Ocean City Police Forensics recovered the victim's body from the sand, and removed it at approximately 4:15 p.m.

The body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death. 

The incident is still under investigation.