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Man's body found in Central Park pond

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Posted at 3:19 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 15:20:48-04

MANHATTAN — A man's body was found in a Central Park pond on Monday afternoon, police said.

The body was found floating in the water near the Gapstow Bridge around 12:40 p.m., according to the NYPD. The man has not yet been identified.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, an FDNY spokesperson said.

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

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