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Westchester Police Believe Body Found In Hastings Linked To Wallet

Westchester County police recovered the body of a man found floating in the Hudson River off Hastings-on-Hudson.
Westchester County police recovered the body of a man found floating in the Hudson River off Hastings-on-Hudson. Photo Credit: westchestergov.com

This story has been updated.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The body of a white male  found floating in the Hudson River on Saturday afternoon in Hastings-on-Hudson has been identified a 29-year-old from New Jersey, whose name has not yet been released, according to multiple reports.

Police believe he was the owner of a wallet and other personal items found on the George Washington Bridge. The man's family reported he was missing on Monday.

Police were notified about the body when a boater called 911 at 12:55 p.m. Saturday.

The Westchester County Police Marine Unit responded to the scene and located the man’s body at 1:18 p.m. He was brought to shore in Tarrytown, where police dock their boats.

There have not been any recent reports of anyone attempting to jump from the George Washington Bridge.

If you have information on this incident, please call police at 914-864-7701

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