UPDATE: Woman found dead on shore of Baker Beach

U.S. Park Police are investigating the death of a woman found at Baker Beach on Thursday afternoon, according to San Francisco fire officials.

Fire officials reported at 1:22 p.m. that a surf rescue was in progress at the beach.

Fire department spokesperson Jonathan Baxter later clarified that fire crews arriving on scene found a deceased woman on the shore and did not actually have to conduct a surf rescue.

U.S. Park Police were called to the scene and are investigating the death, Baxter said.

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