Suicide in Astoria Park


Police, along with detectives and forensics officers had an area underneath Hell Gate Bridge, beside Astoria Park’s great lawn, blocked off this morning after a mans body was found. Police sources believe it was a suicide. 

The man was found by a passerby early Friday morning, after which police were called in and the area was cordoned off. 

Detectives could be seen collecting evidence. As such no further information is available as to why the man committed suicide. The investigation is ongoing.