Police Find Apparent Human Leg in East River: NYPD

The medical examiner is investigating

By Shimon Prokupecz
|  Monday, Oct 7, 2013  |  Updated 6:14 PM EDT
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Police Find Apparent Human Leg in East River: NYPD

Police have discovered what appears to be a human leg with duct tape attached to it in the East River in Queens, a law enforcement official says.

Harbor units were responding to a report of a human body in the waters off Fort Totten in the Bay Terrace section of Queens at about 4:30 p.m. when they found the apparent body part near Duane and Underhill roads, the official said. 

The item was turned over to the medical examiner, who is investigating.

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