NYPD: Hudson River death investigated as homicide

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Police say they've opened a homicide investigation into the death of a man whose body was found in the Hudson River.

The New York Police Department says Saturday the unidentified man had sustained a head injury.

Officers found him unconscious and unresponsive around 7 p.m. Thursday near Pier 51 off West 12th Street.


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He was declared dead at the scene. No arrests have been made.

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