- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 4, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say the body of a man who washed ashore in New York City with his arms tied around his back and his feet encased in concrete has been identified as a known gang member with a criminal record.

Police on Wednesday identified the victim as 28-year-old Peter Martinez, of Brooklyn. Police say his body was found wrapped in plastic bags that had washed up onto the shoreline near Kingsborough Community College and was found by a student.

His cause of death was not immediately known.


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