Police officers responding to a report of a man with a firearm inside of an East 96th Street building arrived to find a gruesome scene.
Kruger pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit honest services fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit bribery.
Officials pulled the unidentified black male from the water in the vicinity of East 66 Street and Dakota Place around 1:54 p.m. EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Authorities said two men tried to rob Arrow Wine & Liquor in Mill Basin around 1:30 p.m. when police in the area were alerted to what was happening and essentially foiled the robbery.
Two brazen burglars in Brooklyn apparently picked the wrong house to break into – on the other side of the door, they found a retired schoolteacher with a licensed, and loaded, gun.
A former NYPD officer admitted in court Wednesday that he was drunk when he struck and killed a Brooklyn woman last year. Then he made an emotional apology to his victim’s family.