Body Found Floating in Pacifica Golf Course

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    A body found floating in a pond at or near Sharp Park Golf Course  in Pacifica today is being investigated as a suspicious death, San Mateo  County Coroner Robert Foucrault said.

    Foucrault said the body was reported to him shortly after noon.

    Greg Ritschy, a golf professional at the course, said he did not  know who had alerted authorities to the discovery but said a golfer had told  him she saw police cars at the northwest corner of the golf course.

    Ritschy said around 1:45 p.m. the police activity is happening on  the ocean side of the golf course, about a half-mile from the clubhouse.

    He said the golf course remains open this afternoon and golfers'  play has not been affected.