Body found in water under Paerdegat Bridge

BROOKLYN - Police are investigating after a body was found floating in the water under the Paerdegat Bridge Friday morning.

Police say someone called 911 and claimed they saw a man being dumped off the bridge. The man was pronounced dead on the scene after he was pulled from the water.

The victim is a black male in his 20s. Police and harbor patrol were investigating at the scene after the body was found. It is not known how the victim died.

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