Body of man floats ashore in Whitestone, Queens: police

WHITESTONE, Queens — The body of a man floated ashore in Queens Friday morning, according to the NYPD.

Police received a call regarding a body floating near Powell Cove Boulevard at 8:41 a.m., the NYPD said.

Responding officers discovered an unconscious and unresponsive man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS, and only identified by police as being in his 50s.

His cause of death has not yet been determined.