Tuesday, July 4, 2017

[Updated] Body found in the East River north of the Williamsburg Bridge

The NYPD and other emergency responders are in East River Park this morning. There are reports of a body in the East River near Sixth Street and the FDR.

Dave on 7th shared these photos...

NYPD officials said that it wasn't immediately known whether the body was male or female, per NBC New York.

Updated 10:45 a.m.

The Daily News reports that the recovered body is a male, who appears to be in his 40s. "His body bore no signs of trauma, police said."

[Photo via EVG reader @Section215]


Anonymous said...

RIP young man. 40's is still very young.

Would be curious to see what happened to him.

So sad. Life is delicate.

Madd Maxx said...

We just had some poor guy visiting NH from Puerto Rico drown trying to swim to a tiny island


I wasn't dead! I was just napping while swimming. Jeeze...