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A badly decomposed body was found floating in a Marine Park marina on Sunday morning and was pulled ashore near Floyd Bennett Field. A fisherman found the fully-clothed man floating face up at Gateway Marina (3260 Flatbush Avenue) at 8:47am, according to authorities. First responders pulled the body from the water and EMS pronounced him…

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This past Sunday at 4:12am, Glenda Martin-Grant will have spent a full year without one of the three sons she raised on her own – and without any answers as to who shot and killed 23-year-old Gerard ‘Geezy’ Grant as he sat with a friend in his car on East 16th Street and Avenue I. Despite the NYPD offering…

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A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

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A dead man was found beneath Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk on Saturday, sparking an investigation into his death. The man, who has not been identified, is described as a Hispanic man in his 40s. He was found at approximately 6:15pm near West 25th Street. The Daily News reports that no foul play is suspected, but…

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Early morning straphangers made a gruesome find Saturday after a man hanged himself at Avenue U’s N line subway station in Gravesend. The man was found hanging by a “thick rope” at about 3:35am, police told the Daily News. The rope was tied to the staircase on the Manhattan-bound side of the platform, Gothamist adds. Conflicting…

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