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Carlsbad woman identified

CARLSBAD — The body of 50-year-old Gwen DeValliere, a Carlsbad resident, was discovered Wednesday floating in the Agua Hedionda Lagoon.

According to a press release from the city of Carlsbad, the body was noticed at 9:06 a.m. around Park Drive between Bruce Road and Cove Drive.

The caller told authorities a paddle boarder reported seeing the body and officers were dispatched along with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department helicopter.

According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, DeValliere was married, but lived alone in a Carlsbad apartment.

The medical examiner has not ruled on the cause of death.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

This post has been updated.