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Dead Man Hanging From Tree in Prospect Park Believed to Be a Suicide

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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.

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