Second Dead Body Found In Water In Two Days

Second Dead Body Found In Water In Two Days

DYKER HEIGHTS – The fifth dead body in three months and the second this week was retrieved from the Brooklyn waterfront late yesterday afternoon.

On Monday, May 20 at around 3:50 p.m., a jogger discovered a body floating in the water and called 911. Cops say a 33-year-old man was floating in the water near 14th Avenue and Poly Place, near the bicycle path to the eastbound Belt Parkway. The man was declared dead at the scene. Cops say there were no obvious signs of trauma, the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. They have not released the identity of the deceased pending family notification.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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