By Martin Weil,
A body was found Monday morning on the beach at Ocean City,Md., and authorities are investigating, town officials said.
The body was found on the beach near Second Street about 6:30 a.m., according to a statement from the town.
The dead woman was identified as Ashley O’Connor, 30, of Plano, Texas, the town said in a statement.
No cause of death was given, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Maryland is to determine the cause of death and how it occurred, officials said.
Ocean City is one of the most popular beach resorts in the Mid Atlantic area, and draws visitors from the Washington Baltimore region and many other parts of the country.