Officers from the NYPD Harbor Unit recovered the body of a badly decomposed man from the Hudson River near Battery Park in Manhattan on Tuesday morning.
The body was brought to Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport where Emergency Medical Personnel officially pronounced him deceased. The Medical Examiner will determine the manner and cause of death.
This marks the third body removed from the waterways around New York City for the month of April. One body was removed from the Mill Basin area of Brooklyn on Monday April 23rd and another body was recovered from the Gowanus Canal on Tuesday April 3rd.