Man's Badly Decomposed Body Pulled From East River Off Bronx

The Throgs Neck Bridge spans the East River between Queens (foreground) and the Bronx. (Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
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A man's badly decomposed body was found floating in the East River off the Bronx on Sunday, police said.

Officers responding to a 911 call about a partially submerged body pulled the deceased man out of the water near the Throgs Neck Bridge at about 12:30 p.m.

Police said the body was in an advanced state of decomposition. The man's identity has not been released.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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