Parkgoers find suspected overdose victim on bench

Parkgoers found a suspected overdose victim’s body on a bench at Pelham Bay Park Thursday afternoon. The 59-year-old man was found unresponsive and unconscious with

The 59-year-old man was found unresponsive and unconscious with a syringe next to his body around 1:45 p.m.

The 59-year-old man was found unresponsive and unconscious with a syringe next to his body around 1:45 p.m. (7/21/16)

PELHAM BAY PARK - Parkgoers found a suspected overdose victim’s body on a bench at Pelham Bay Park this afternoon.

The 59-year-old man was found unresponsive and unconscious with a syringe next to his body around 1:45 p.m.

A stroller with bedding and articles of clothing was nearby.

News 12 The Bronx is told the death appears to be an overdose, but the medical examiner will determine an official cause of death.

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