2018-01-24 / Front Page

Body Found In Flushing Bay

The body of a man was found in the waters off the World’s Fair Marina in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on January 18th, police said.

The body was discovered facedown on rocks in Flushing Bay at about 1:20 p.m. on January 18th, near LaGuardia Airport and Citi Field, according to police.

The city medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death.

Meanwhile, an investigation is ongoing regarding a driverless car that was found partially submerged in Newtown Creek on January 19th.

Firefighters responded at about 6:30 a.m. on January 19th to calls of a black car that jumped a barrier at the end of Maspeth Avenue, an FDNY spokesperson said.

The car was unoccupied and its hood was partially submerged in the water, the fire spokesperson said.

The whereabouts and condition of the driver were unclear.

–Liz Goff

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