Body found in Central Park reservoir

Posted: 1:50 PM, May 09, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-09 17:22:55-04

CENTRAL PARK — A body was found floating in the Central Park reservoir Tuesday afternoon, police said.

A maintenance worker discovered the body shortly before 1 p.m. in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, a 106-acre decommissioned reservoir inside the iconic greenspace, near Central Park West and West 90th Street.

Police said the body was decomposed.

The medical examiner will determine the deceased's identity. No further details were available about the person or the circumstances of their death.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).