Williamsburg developer drowns at Miami beach

A Brooklyn man was among two men who drowned in Miami Tuesday, police say.

A Brooklyn man was among two men who drowned in Miami Tuesday, police say. (5/17/16)

MIAMI - A Brooklyn man was among two men who drowned in Miami Tuesday, police say.

Yitzchok Rosenberg, a well-known real estate developer in Williamsburg, and Chaim Parnes were caught in a rip current, according to officials.

Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who says Rosenberg was a good friend, released a statement expressing his sorrow at the deaths.

"He was a real mensch whom everyone looked up to," the statement read.

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