The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause and time of death, and to pinpoint how long the body has been in the water.
Hirsch’s longtime deputy, Dr. Barbara Sampson, will succeed him as acting chief medical examiner.
Farhan Talukder was found unconscious and unresponsive in the tub of his Queens Boulevard home around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.
A man was found dead, on Sunday morning, behind a building in Washington Heights, according to authorities.
Police found a woman dead in an East Harlem apartment late Wednesday night.
Kenneth Williams, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment, according to police.
The medical examiner said Friday that the latest victims were in Queens and Brooklyn.
Police say the 48-year-old victim was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Tuesday in the rear seat of a Ford Econoline.
Police say the body was stuffed inside a plastic bag near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway.
Edgar Algarin of the Bronx was charged with murder and manslaughter . Police said the 3-year-old girl was left in his care.
Death Of 5-year-Old Bronx Boy Ruled Homicide; Police Investigating Second, Unrelated Death Of 3-Year-Old Girl
The unrelated deaths this weekend of two small children in the Bronx have police investigating whether relatives or family friends caused both deaths.
The NYPD said an autopsy was conducted on 28-year-old Anthony Allen. He was found Wednesday afternoon near Avenue D and Remsen Avenue.
The medical examiner’s office announced Thursday that it had successfully matched another set of remains to a 32-year-old man who had been assumed dead in the collapse. Officials declined to release the man’s name.
State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.
State police on Monday closed a five-mile stretch of parkway on New York’s Long Island to look for human remains and other clues in the case of a possible serial killer.