Missing 83-year-old Queens man found dead in Long Island


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Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

An elderly Jamaica man missing since this weekend was discovered dead in a Long Island body of water Wednesday, police said.

William Braxton, 83, was last seen leaving his 173rd Street residence about noon Saturday, the NYPD said.

His body was found about 3 p.m. yesterday in Inwood, a Five Towns hamlet, located just over the Queens County border, according to police.

The medical examiner is still investigating a cause of death.

 

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