A body wrapped in a tarp was pulled from the water in Brooklyn on Saturday by the NYPD and FDNY, police said.
An electrical cord was wrapped around the man’s leg and tied to a cinder block, police said.
The unidentified man was found shortly before 11 a.m. unconscious near East 58th Street and Avenue U in Mill Basin, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the man’s death will be determined by the medical examiner.