Body of drowning victim believed to be missing Brooklyn man

Westchester County police say they recovered a body from the Hudson River near the location where they believe a Brooklyn man drowned on Tuesday.



Authorities have not yet identified the body as 47-year-old Alex Desouza but say it fits his description.



Police say the body was discovered by a fisherman about half a mile off the shore on Friday.



Desouza was on a fishing trip when he decided to take a dip in the river and likely drowned.


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