Dead Body Discovered At Friend’s Field This Morning

Dead Body Discovered At Friend’s Field This Morning
Friend’s Field, April 27, 2017 (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)

[Update: April 27, 2017, 11:15am—Police have told BKLYNER that the body was found near the park’s baseball field.]

Early this morning, cops found a dead body on a bench at Friend’s Field in Midwood.

Though the medical examiner is still determining the cause of death, there was drug paraphernalia found nearby, said police sources.

Responding to a 911 call, cops entered Friend’s Field at East 4th Street near Avenue M at 5:45am on Thursday, April 27. They found an unidentified adult man, unconscious and unresponsive, on a bench, according to police reports.

Baseball field with bleachers, 1pm, April 27. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)

There were no visible signs of trauma on the man’s body.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Friend’s Field playground, April 27, 2017 (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)

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