An autopsy is being conducted on a woman found dead on a West Haven beach Monday evening.
Police in West Haven said they received reports on an unconscious female lying on the beach before 9 p.m.
According to police, paramedics from the West Haven Fire Department determined that Francis McGowan, 56, who has no known address, was dead.
Police said they investigated the area and found no signs of foul play, and an empty liquor bottle was found next to her, along with her personal belongings.
Her next of kin was notified, police said, and her body was brought to the medical examiner's office, where an autopsy will be conducted.
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