Body Found Floating in Gowanus Canal, Police Say

By Mathew Katz on April 21, 2014 3:33pm | Updated on April 21, 2014 4:22pm

 New York Police Department officials lift the body of a man found in the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn Borough of New York April 21, 2014. 
New York Police Department officials lift the body of a man found in the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn Borough of New York April 21, 2014. 
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GOWANUS — A man's body was found floating in the Gowanus Canal on Monday afternoon, the FDNY and NYPD said.

Rescue workers pulled the body from the water under the Union Street Bridge, between Nevins and Bond streets, and pronounced the man dead just after 3 p.m., police said.

Police and Fire Department officials were investigating the incident. 

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