Cops recover drowned teen’s body

Police on Saturday found the remains of a 15-year-old boy who disappeared while swimming two days earlier.

Markel Aristis’ body was recovered from the water near West 16th Street at around 9:20 p.m.

Images via Citizen App

On July 27 at around 12:45 p.m., lifeguards saw Markel and his 14-year-old brother struggling in the water near West 22nd Street. The NYPD Emergency Service Harbor Unit, FDNY and Aviation units saved the younger boy but couldn’t find Markel.

Images via Citizen App

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.