WANTED: Investigate DOA (Manhattan)

***Updated 07-11-17 ***

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday July 4, 2017, at approximately 8:23 a.m. the male victim’s body was discovered floating in the East River in the vicinity of East 6 Street and Roosevelt Drive. The victim wore gray sneakers, blue jeans and he had on a black Casio G Shock watch.

Anyone with information in regards 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.

 

On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at approximately 8:23 a.m. police responded to a 911 call for a body floating in the water in the vicinity of East 6th Street and FDR Drive in the East river within the confines of the 9th Precinct. Upon arrival, officers observed a male in his 40’s, unconscious and unresponsive in the water and was removed from the rocks near East 6th street and FDR Drive by ESU personnel. EMS responded and pronounced the individual deceased. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

 The identity of the deceased is pending family notification.