WINTHROP (CBS) — The body of a middle-aged man was pulled from the water Saturday afternoon at Winthrop Beach, public safety officials said.

The Winthrop Fire Department reported that a body was observed in the water, firefighters were dispatched to the beach, and the man’s body was recovered near the area of Winthrop Shore Drive and Beacon Street at about 3 p.m.

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The man’s body was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, a fire department spokesman said, adding there were no details available about the circumstances of the man’s death.

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Winthrop Police and State Police assigned to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office are investigating the death, according to a prepared statement from the DA. There were no immediate signs of trauma but an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

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At this early stage of the investigation, the death does not appear suspicious, the DA’s office said, adding no identification was found on the man’s remains.