Dead Body Found In The Gowanus Canal


A dead body was found floating in the Gowanus Canal on Monday afternoon at about 3pm, according to the FDNY.

The NYPD reports that the body, whom they’ve only identified as a man, has been removed from the water near the Union Street bridge, and was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. A spokesman for the NYPD says there was no ID found on the body.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death, and police say the investigation is ongoing.

We will update this post as we learn more details.