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Human remains found off of Coney Island

Posted at 6:22 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 18:25:44-04

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — NYPD divers found human remains near a Coney Island jetty on Thursday, police said.

They responded to a call for possible human remains near West 5th Street on the Riegelmann Boardwalk at 11 a.m., an NYPD spokesman said.

Divers found the remains between rocks and a jetty.

The Medical Examiner’s office will determine the cause of death.

No identifying information is available for the victim.