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Divers pull the body of a man from the pond in New York City’s Central Park

Divers pull the body of a man from the pond in New York City’s Central Park

  • Divers took the body of an adult male from a pond in Central Park on Monday
  • The remains were collected from the pond in the park at the entrance to 59th Avenue and Central Park West at around 12:30 PM
  • Emergency medical services declared the man dead on the spot
  • People at the scene shared video of rescue personnel lowering a bodyboard into the water to retrieve the body

Divers removed a body from a pond in Central Park on Labor Day afternoon, officials say.

The body belonged to an adult male who has not yet been identified.

The human remains were collected from the pond in the park at the entrance to 59th Avenue and Central Park West at around 12:30 p.m., an FDNY spokeswoman told DailyMail.com.

Divers removed a body from a pond in Central Park on Labor Day afternoon, officials say. Police on the scene with the recovered body covered with tarpaulin over it

Divers removed a body from a pond in Central Park on Labor Day afternoon, officials say. Police on the scene with the recovered body covered with tarpaulin over it

The human remains were removed from the pond in the park at the entrance to 59th Avenue and Central Park West at around 12:30 p.m., an FDNY spokeswoman said.

The human remains were removed from the pond in the park at the entrance to 59th Avenue and Central Park West at around 12:30 p.m., a spokeswoman for the FDNY said.

The human remains were removed from the pond in the park at the entrance to 59th Avenue and Central Park West at around 12:30 p.m., a spokeswoman for the FDNY said.

The body belonged to an adult male who has not yet been identified

The body belonged to an adult male who has not yet been identified

The body belonged to an adult male who has not yet been identified

The police received an emergency number about the body in the pond at 12:27 PM

The police received an emergency number about the body in the pond at 12:27 PM

The police received an emergency number about the body in the pond at 12:27 PM

The Central Park Pond, also known as Swan Lake, is located in the southeast corner of the park near The Plaza Hotel

The Central Park Pond, also known as Swan Lake, is located in the southeast corner of the park near The Plaza Hotel

The Central Park Pond, also known as Swan Lake, is located in the southeast corner of the park near The Plaza Hotel

Authorities recovered the body after reports of a possible drowning victim.

Emergency medical services declared the man dead on the spot.

The medical examiner’s office is working to determine the cause of death.

Users of the Citizen mobile app shared videos of divers lowering a bodyboard into the water and what appeared to be the corpse was covered in tarpaulin.

Officers imagined they were putting up crime scene tape near where the body was discovered

Officers imagined they were putting up crime scene tape near where the body was discovered

Officers imagined they were putting up crime scene tape near where the body was discovered

Firefighters responded to the report to retrieve the body. The medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of death

Firefighters responded to the report to retrieve the body. The medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of death

Firefighters responded to the report to retrieve the body. The medical examiner’s office is working to determine the cause of death

Officials did not provide details of the man's identity

Officials did not provide details of the man's identity

Officials did not provide details of the man’s identity

Police imagined the path to the park being blocked

Police imagined the path to the park being blocked

Police imagined the path to the park being blocked

It is not clear how and when the body ended up in the water.

The Central Park Pond is also called Swan Lake and is located in the southeast corner of the park near The Plaza Hotel.

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