Two Bodies Found in San Diego Bay, A Day Apart

    Port of San Diego Harbor Police are Investigating the Deaths of Two Men Found in San Diego Bay

    UPDATED January 13, 2019. Two separate incidents, one on January 11, another on January 12. Investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information should call Harbor Police at 619.686.6272.
    Source: Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department


    January 12, 2019 – At approximately 11:58 a.m. on January 12, 2019, Port of San Diego Harbor Police received a call of a possible deceased individual floating along the shoreline of Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego Bay. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased, middle-aged male along the shoreline. Harbor Police divers recovered the victim and transferred the body to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office for further investigation. There were no obvious signs of trauma.


    January 11, 2019 – At approximately 8:18 a.m. on January 11, 2019, Port of San Diego Harbor Police received a call of a possible deceased individual floating in San Diego Bay within Naval Base San Diego. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased, middle-aged male floating in the water. There were no obvious signs of trauma.

    The body of the unidentified victim was recovered and ultimately transferred to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, which will identify the victim and investigate the cause of death.

    Naval Base San Diego Google Maps satellite image
    Naval Base San Diego satellite image: Google Maps

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    Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com