Dead Man Hanging From Tree in Prospect Park Believed to Be a Suicide
katinalynn via flickr
Early this morning, around 3:45 a.m., police responded to a call in Prospect Park. They found a man about 50 years old, hanging by a rope from a tree near the lake.
A police spokesperson tells the Voice the death is being investigated as a suicide. The NYPD is not releasing the name or description of the man. His body has been taken to the Medical Examiner's office.
Send story tips to the author, Tessa Stuart
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.
- Video: Brooklyn Flag-Burning Protest Erupts in a Few Almost-Fights
- The NYPD Has Installed Cameras Across the City So You Won't Be Tempted to Set Off...
- Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Aging