Police are investigating the death of a man who was found on Coney Island beach in the area of West 22 Street, according to police.
The man, 45, was seen by a lifeguard lying on the beach, fully clothed, at around 11:25am on Saturday, August 27. He was unconscious and unresponsive, according to police When police and EMS arrived, he was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no physical signs of trauma, police said.
A medical examination to find the cause of death is pending, and his name won’t be released until his family is notified, according to police. It is unclear how long he was lying dead on the beach for. Hopefully, the medical examination will bring answers.