BREAKING: Dead body found floating in Central Park pond

Police have discovered a dead body in a pond in New York City’s Central Park.

Citing police sources, NBC News reports that a witness called 911 just before 12:30 Monday afternoon to report a body in the Central Park Pond, also known as Swan Lake.

The body is reportedly that of an adult male, but he has not been identified. The fire department reportedly removed the body from the water. A medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

It is not known at this time how long the body was in the water before it was discovered.

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