Riverside County Sheriff's Department cruiser. File photo: Toni McAllister
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department cruiser. MyNewsLA.com file photo: Toni McAllister

Authorities Monday were trying to solve the mysterious death of a 23-year-old fisherman who was found dead near the shore of Canyon Lake.

However, no foul play is suspected, sheriff’s officials said.

The body of the man, who had been reported missing, was found by deputies at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday off Vacation Drive, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Family members told authorities that the man liked to go fishing in that area but had gone missing.

Sheriff’s officials said the man was found in the water near the shoreline but don’t believe a crime was involved.

Their was no word on the cause of death.

Canyon Lake is east of the I-15 Freeway and Lake Elsinore in Riverside County.

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