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NYPD Investigating Hudson River Death As Homicide

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FILE – A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police say they’ve opened a homicide investigation into the death of a man whose body was found in the Hudson River.

The NYPD said on Saturday that the unidentified man had sustained a head injury.

The man was discovered unconscious and unresponsive by police officers around 7 p.m. Thursday near Pier 51 off West 12th Street.

He was declared dead at the scene. No arrests have been made.

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