Police find body in Brooklyn bay with feet submerged in concrete
4 Fast Facts
- The body washed ashore on Monday.
- Police say his arms were tied behind his back, his feet were in cement, and he was wrapped in plastic.
- Authorities are unsure how long the body was in the water.
- Police help the man’s Virgin Mary tattoo will help with identifying him.
NEW YORK — Police are trying to identify the body of a man who washed ashore in New York City with his arms tied around his back and his feet submerged in concrete.
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Tuesday that the body was also wrapped in plastic bags.
The victim has a large tattoo of the Virgin Mary holding a rose. Police hope it will help identify him.
The body washed up from a Brooklyn bay near Kingsborough Community College and was found Monday by a student.
Authorities hope an autopsy will help determine how long the man had been in the water.