The body of a U.S. Air Force veteran was found early Tuesday morning on the shore in Long Beach, authorities said.
Firefighters responded around 12:49 a.m. to a report about a man's body that was pulled from the water.
Responders performed CPR on the man but he could not be revived and was declared dead.
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Los Angeles County Coroner's identified the man as Sean Harvell, 33, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran.
Harvell, a Long Beach resident, was twice awarded the Silver Star and featured in a U.S. Air Force recruitment video because of his military record.
Harvell was a Staff Seargent and a special ops expert who served in Afghanistan.
LA County Coroner's ruled Harvell's death a possible accident.