LE hasn't announced whether a crime was committed ... so I figure this would go here for now. Mods: Does this need an "unidentified" tag? Police investigate baby’s body pulled from the water near Brooklyn Bridge | The Star Authorities are investigating the death of a baby boy who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. A family visiting from Oklahoma spotted the approximately 8-month-old boy in the shallow water near the shoreline at about 4 p.m. Sunday and alerted police. One of the family members went into the water and pulled the diaper-clad baby to shore.Chiropractor Monte Campbell said his wife, Diana Campbell, first noticed the baby. ... No parent or guardian was present at the scene and the child showed no signs of trauma, police said.