A beach walker came across the body near Hawley Cove Park, authorities said.

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A body was discovered on the shoreline of Bainbridge Island near the Winslow ferry terminal.

The Kitsap Sun reports that a beach walker found the body about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday on the shore near Hawley Cove Park.

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matt Hamner said he couldn’t make a preliminary determination of the age or sex. The Kitsap Coroner’s Office will identify and determine the cause and manner of death.