Man Found Dead on 12th Street in Gowanus

A Man was found unresponsive near the Gowanus Canal on Thursday.


Police found a man dead lying on 12th Street in Gowanus on Thursday, Nov. 1.

According to the cops, a call came in at around 8 a.m. When police responded to the scene, between Hamilton Pl. and the canal, they found a 48-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive.

When the EMS arrived, they pronounced him dead.

Police said that there is no suspected criminality, but the investigation is ongoing. The Medical examiner will determine an official cause of death.

Keep with Patch for updates on this story.  

The identification of the DOA is pending proper family notification.


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