Man's Body Pulled From East River Near South Street Seaport

By Della Hasselle on August 3, 2010 10:57am 

A man was found dead in the East River near Pier 11 Monday night.
A man was found dead in the East River near Pier 11 Monday night.
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By Della Hasselle

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

MANHATTAN — A man thought to be in his 50s was pronounced dead after he was pulled from the East River Monday night near the South Street Seaport, police said.

The unidentified man was pulled out of the water at Pier 11 around 9:10 p.m. by the Harbor Unit, according to police.

Medical responders pronounced him dead on the scene, police said.

The cause of death is unknown at this time, and an investigation is ongoing, the NYPD said.

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