Body pulled from Golden Gate Park lake

A body was pulled from a lake in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Monday┬ámorning, police said.

A city employee found the body in Mallard Lake at 9:55 a.m., San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Mallard Lake is along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the western end of the park.

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Police responded but the investigation will be handled by the medical examiner’s office to determine the person’s cause of death.

The medical examiner’s office did not immediately disclose any details on the case.