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Body pulled from Queens harbor with legs in chains

October 2, 2018

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.

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