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Dog Walker Finds Decomposing Body in Inwood Park

The medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death

By Shimon Prokupecz
|  Monday, Oct 1, 2012  |  Updated 11:57 AM EDT
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Dog Walker Finds Decomposing Body

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A man walking his dog along the foot path of Inwood Hill Park discovered a badly decomposing body Monday morning, law enforcement sources said.

The man stumbled across the human remains in a wooded area near the foot path by Dyckman Street and Henry Hudson Parkway just after 8 a.m.

Police say the remains belong to a man believed to be about 50 to 60 years old.

The medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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