News Body pulled from water in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NYPD says The body of a man was found in the water wrapped in a tarp in Brooklyn on Saturday, the NYPD said. By Polly Higgins email@example.com Updated September 2, 2017 10:05 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email 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. By Polly Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.