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Body pulled from water in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NYPD says

The body of a man was found in

The body of a man was found in the water wrapped in a tarp in Brooklyn on Saturday, the NYPD said.

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.

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