Body Found in Hudson River; Third Floater Since Late September

On Friday morning, an unresponsive person was found in the Hudson River near West 103rd Street. Regarding the deceased individual’s identity, the only information the NYPD was able to share was that it was a Black female.

Alerts were shared on Twitter and several videos were shared on Citizen, showing NYPD, FDNY and EMS vehicles, as well as a helicopter hovering above the scene.

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This marks the third recent incident in which a dead body has been found in the waters bordering the Upper West Side.

On Monday, October 10 at approximately 4:27 p.m., 76-year-old Ramon Herrera was found unconscious and unresponsive in Central Park’s Turtle Pond, located near Belvedere Castle and the 79th Street Transverse.

On the morning of Friday, September 30, the decomposing body of a young man was pulled from the lake in Central Park by West Drive and 79th Street.

We’ll provide an update if more information about this incident is released.

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