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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Michael Schummel Identified as Deceased Man Found Near Golden Gate Bridge

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 7:58 AM

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Medical authorities have identified the man who was found in the water near Marshall's Beach as 56-year-old Michael Schummel, a San Francisco resident.

Authorities found Schummel's fully-dressed body at about 1 p.m. on March 8. At the time, police said they did not believe he was the victim of an accident, and he definitely was not a surfer.

U.S. Park Police Spokeswoman Alex Picavet told us at the time at it appeared to be a suicide, however the Medical Examiner's Office said this morning they have yet to determine a cause of death.

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