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Police need help identifying body found floating in East River

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Police are trying to identify a man who was found dead in the East River on July 4 (Sketch: NYPD/East River: Shutterstock)

The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man whose body was found in the East River on July 4, and they're hoping a sketch will help.

The body was found floating in the river near East 6th Street and the FDR Drive around 8 a.m.

He is described as a man in his 40s wearing gray sneakers, blue jeans and a black Casio G Shock watch.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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