Dead body pulled from Gowanus Canal

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An unidentified man was pulled from the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police said. He was prounced dead at the scene.

FDNY officials said someone called 911 just after 3 p.m. to report the body. He was removed from the water near the Union Street bridge less than an hour later, police said.

The man was wearing gray sweatpants and a blue sweatshirt.

Alison Fox