NYPD hopes tattoos can help identify man found dead in water

SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are asking for the public's help to identify a body found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

Authorities released new pictures of some of the man's tattoos, all found on his left arm. The tattoos are of a money bag on his forearm, boxing gloves, and "Cheat to Win."

Officers found the man's body last Wednesday morning.

He's described as a black man in his 30s, approximately 6 feet tall and 320 pounds.

They say the man was wearing a red Casio watch and yellow and black Nike sneakers.

Investigators are still trying to determine how he died.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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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