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Man’s Body Found Floating in East River Near Astoria Ferry Terminal Wednesday: NYPD

The NYPD pulled a man’s body from the East River near the Astoria Ferry Terminal Wednesday morning (Photo Citizen)

May 11, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

The FDNY pulled a man’s body from the East River by the Astoria Ferry Terminal Wednesday morning.

First responders were called to the waterfront at around 6 a.m. after a 911 caller reported a body floating in the river near Vernon Boulevard and 30th Drive, police said. The area is close to the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex.

The unidentified man is believed to be in his 30s. He was fully clothed when retrieved from the water, according to police.

EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene. He had no signs of trauma to his body, police said.

The Medical Examiner is determining the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing, the NYPD said.

The police did not provide any other information.

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