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Body of 19-year-old man found in Prospect Park Lake

Posted: 9:43 PM, Jan 02, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-02 22:06:01-05
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Helicopters circle overhead Monday night as police investigate after a body was found in Prospect Park Lake. (Photo: Lauren Johnston)

PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn — The body of a 19-year-old man was found in the Prospect Park Lake Monday evening, police say.

The unidentified man was found unconscious and unresponsive around 6:50 p.m. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police say there were no apparent signs of trauma.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.