Police have established a crime scene after responding to a call for a body that was spotted in the waters near Caesar’s Bay, at 8973 Bay Parkway.
The call first came in around 3:00 p.m. Harbor Units and Emergency Service Units were dispatched to assist in recovery of the body.
A reader of our sister site, Sheepshead Bites, Tweeted about the scene:
We have sent a request for information the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Affairs and are awaiting a response.
Update (5:38 p.m.): Reader Boruch Z. just sent us over this photo he took while sitting in traffic. It looks like the scene is just outside Ceasar’s Bay, near Bay 14th Street.
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