Police investigating after dead body found in Oakland Gardens lake

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Oakland Lake in Alley Pond Park. File photo

The investigation continues in identifying a man who was found dead in Oakland Lake yesterday afternoon.

Local police reported that they found a man’s body floating in the lake in Alley Pond Park around 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30. Cops said that the adult man was found unresponsive when they pulled the body from the Oakland Gardens lake.

EMS personnel declared the man dead at the scene.

Sources familiar with the case said that the man is believed to be a person who was reported missing in September but medical examiners are still working to confirm the man’s identity.

The man’s cause of death is also still under investigation.

This is an ongoing story. Check QNS.com for updates.