Man’s body found in water near Long Island City

Police are investigating a body discovered in the water near Long Island City Monday night.

Authorities found the fully-clothed body of a 30-year-old Asian man submerged in the East River at 44th Drive around 11:45 p.m., said police.

Members of the NYPD’s Scuba Team and Harbor Unit retrieved the body from the water. There were no visible signs of trauma observed.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.




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