2011-04-15 / Top Stories

Investigate Body On Broad Channel Bayfront

By Howard Schwach

Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man in his 30’s, whose body was found on a spit of sand in Jamaica Bay off Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel.

Sources say that patrol officers responding to a call of an unresponsive male on the shoreline near 931 Shad Creek Road, right across the street from Public School 47, found the body at about 7:27 a.m. on Thursday, April 14.

Fire Department EMT’s also responding to the call declared the man DOA on the scene.

His body was transported by EMS ambulance to the office of the city’s Chief Medical Examiner. The ME will attempt to determine the identity of the man and his cause of death, sources say.

Detectives from the 100 Precinct are investigating. Anybody with information on this case is urged to call the 100 Precinct Squad at 718-318-4266.

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