A man’s body is found floating on a Central Park lake, prompting an NYPD investigation
A man’s body is found floating in a lake in New York’s Central Park, prompting an NYPD investigation
- NYPD recovered a body in Harlem Meer in Central Park on Sunday
- An investigation into how the man died will be conducted by the coroner
The body of a man was found in a lake in New York’s Central Park on Sunday afternoon.
It was reported to police around 3:16 p.m. in the Harlem Meer area in the extreme northeast of the park, an NYPD spokesman said.
When police first responded they found a man to be ‘unresponsive and unconscious’ and when paramedics arrived later they stated the man was dead.
The spokesman said an investigation was ongoing and no explanation for his death had been found.
Investigations into how the man died will be conducted by the Office of the Medical Examiner.
A man’s body was found in a lake in New York’s Central Park on Sunday afternoon
The unknown man was seen on the surface of Harlem Meer on Sunday afternoon
People gather behind a police line as crews work to recover the body from the lake
Police were notified by a visitor to the park that there was a body in Harlem Meer. When police first responded, they found an “unresponsive and unconscious” man
When paramedics arrived later, they pronounced the man dead at the scene
Last year, a stone’s throw from Harlem Meer, a fully clothed body was retrieved from a pond in Central Park.
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