Beverly Hills Police Investigating Dead Body Found Near Rodeo Drive

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The woman's cause of death is unknown, authorities say.

Beverly Hills police are investigating after a woman's body was found in the street Monday. 

Police were notified of a person down about 8:20 a.m. in the area of 250 N. Canon Drive, near the Hilton & Hyland real estate office, said Lincoln Hoshino, spokesman for the Beverly Hills Police Department. 

Canon Drive is in the tony shopping district near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

The adult woman was believed to be homeless, Hoshino said. 

The cause of death is unknown, and police are awaiting positive identification from the coroner, he said.

No other information is available.

The police investigation is ongoing.