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Badly decomposed body found floating in the East River near Roosevelt Island – QNS.com

Badly decomposed body found floating in the East River near Roosevelt Island

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Police are investigating the death of a man who was found floating in the East River near Roosevelt Island.

Authorities say that at 6:28 a.m. on April 16, officers responded to a call regarding a man floating in the East River near 900 Main Street. The NYPD Harbor Unit responded and found an unidentified adult man floating in the river.

Police say that the man’s body was significantly decomposed and was only wearing shorts and socks. The body was pulled onto a pier at Roosevelt Island, where EMS pronounced him dead.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. The investigation remains ongoing.

This story originally appeared on amny.com.

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