Police are investigating the death of a homeless man who was found with a rope tied around his neck in Central Park last fall.
Authorities say that at 8:18 a.m. on Sept. 22, 2021, police responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious man in Central Park. Upon their arrival, officers found 26-year-old Elvis Garcia lying face up on the grass of A Native Meadow, located at East 65 Street and East Drive, with a rope tied around his neck.
Paramedics declared the victim dead at the scene. On July 15, 2022, it was announced that Garcia’s death had been ruled a homicide.
No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
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