Man found hanging from tree in Cunningham Park: NYPD

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A man in his 50s was discovered hanging from a tree in Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows Monday morning, the NYPD said.

At around 6:05 a.m., police found the unresponsive man hanging from a tree at the park on Francis Lewis Boulevard and 73rd Avenue, according to a police spokesman.

The cause of death was to be determined, the spokesman said.

Reach reporter Madina Toure by e-mail at or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

Posted 12:22 pm, May 18, 2015
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p from whitestone says:
so very sad
May 18, 2015, 11:03 pm
vicky from queens says:
to young
May 18, 2015, 11:04 pm
vicky from queens says:
to young!
May 18, 2015, 11:04 pm
Ericka from Jamaica, Queens says:
Very sad.
May 19, 2015, 9:37 am
Melissa Mcfadden from Fresh Meadows says:
This happened across the street from my house. So sad but glad one of ny kids or any child wasn't the one to find him.
May 19, 2015, 10:18 pm
Guillermo from Douglaston says:
Too young indeed!
May 20, 2015, 1:11 pm

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