Man discovered floating in East River was murdered: police sources

The person whose physique was found floating in the East River this week was murdered, police sources stated.

The unidentified man, who seems to be between 40 and 50 years previous, was discovered floating below the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge round 11:15 a.m. Monday, wrapped in a blanket and shoved inside rubbish baggage fixed with rope and tape, cops stated.

Throughout a Tuesday post-mortem, the person’s explanation for loss of life was discovered to be linked to blunt drive trauma to the face and drowning, in keeping with the sources.

He additionally suffered blunt drive trauma to the legs, principally in the fitting shin space, the sources stated.

A small vertebra in his higher center again was additionally fractured, and his backbone was severed — which can have occurred autopsy, although that’s unclear, the sources stated.

The precise circumstances of the person’s loss of life are unclear, and no arrests had been made by Wednesday morning.