A second man was found dead in Central Park waters Wednesday morning, just one day after authorities pulled an unidentified male from the park's reservoir, police said.
Police responded to a 911 call around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and found an unresponsive male in Central Park's Swan Lake near 59th Street and East Drive. Emergency personnel pronounced the unidentified man dead at the scene after removing him from the water, an NYPD spokesman confirmed to Fox News.
On Tuesday, maintenance workers discovered an unidentified male in Central Park’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir near 90th Street and Central Park West. The man was naked and had begun the process of decomposition, police said.
A police spokesperson speculated that the body had been in the water for more than a month.
The man found Wednesday – about 30 blocks southeast in a separate body of water – was clothed. There were no signs of trauma, and the medical examiner is working to determine a cause of death, police said.
Police have made a tentative identification of the man found Wednesday but are "awaiting further confirmation," Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce told reporters Wednesday afternoon. The man is believed to have been in his 30s, police said.
Boyce estimated that he had been in the water for less than two weeks.
While the investigations into both deaths are still ongoing, “there is no indication” at this time that the two are connected, a police spokesman said.
"There's no criminality right now to show there's anything more than a coincidence," Boyce said, adding that it is "unusual" for two bodies to be found in Central Park waters in one week. "We have to go back ... two years to find another body recovered from the water in Central Park."
No arrests have been made in either case.