NIPOMO, Calif. -

Authorities are investigating a body discovered in a drainage ditch in Nipomo.

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's say the body of an adult male was found just before 5 p.m. Tuesday evening near Division Street and Bonita School Road. It was submerged in water that had collected in the ditch.

Detectives are in the process of recovering and trying to identify the body.

No further details have been released.

If you have any information that could be helpful to investigators, you're asked to contact the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department.