Authorities said they were called to the East River at 23rd Street Sunday afternoon by someone who reported the body to 911.
The medical examiner’s office determined the body parts belonged to a 30-year-old white man, but police have not been able to identify the victim.
Governor’s Island is a former military installation that is now a historic site and park. It’s a few hundred yards off the southern tip of Manhattan.
Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a plastic storage container in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Police said they made the discovery at a home in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police said the burning body was found around 11 p.m. Wednesday between two cars outside a supermarket on Wall Street in Huntington.
Around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to the intersection of Division and Kent avenues in Williamsburg.
The NYPD is hoping new surveillance video will lead to clues in the homicide of 24-year-old Marisha Cheong.
The decomposed body of an unidentified woman was found late Friday at the junction of the Van Wyck Expressway and the Belt Parkway near John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Police were called to a residence on Avenue N in Midwood around 9:30 p.m. Monday on reports of a foul odor.
One of the three college students, accused for covering up for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was released from jail Monday after posting bond.
Derek Tudor, the 27-year-old son of Frank Soucie’s longtime live-in girlfriend, said he suffocated Soucie, police said.
A body was found off a major highway in Brick, N.J., this weekend, but authorities do not consider the death suspicious.
Authorities responded to a 911 call Saturday night for a foul odor at a building on Seventh Avenue.
Middletown police say investigators suspect no foul play at this time. A kayaker called emergency workers to report that she saw a body in the river Saturday morning.