Police boats haul body found in harbor to Kingsborough

Floating: Police recovered a dead body floating in the Ambrose Channel and brought it to a pier at Kingsborough Community College on July 30.
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Police recovered a dead man floating off the coast of Brooklyn on Saturday.

Boaters spotted the man in Ambrose Channel several miles off shore and called police, who brought him on land at Kingsborough Community College at about 3:20 pm, and emergency responders pronounced him dead. Officials said they believe he had a jumped off a nearby bridge, but a medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Reach reporter Julianne Cuba at (718) 260–4577 or by e-mail at Follow her on Twitter @julcuba.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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