Body pulled from Queens harbor with legs in chains
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man who was pulled from the waters of a Queens harbor with chains wrapped around his legs.
Police say the fully-clothed body of Michael Panico, of Queens, was found along the shoreline near the World’s Fair Marina in Flushing just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.
Police did not say how long the body had been in the water.