2 bodies in 2 days found in Central Park waters

- For the second day in a row, a body was pulled from the waters in Central Park.

Police said a park worker found the body of a man in his 30s floating in The Pond near East 59th Street and 5th Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said the man was wearing pants and shoes but no shirt. He was carrying an ID.

"It does not appear that this body has been in the water for any more than a week or two at the most," Boyce said. "We believe there are some wildlife issues there that kept him submerged. That means he has some eye damage from probably some turtles."

On Tuesday, the NYPD found a decomposed body 30 blocks away in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir near Central Park West and 90th Street. That body was under water for at least a month.

The reservoir is about a half-mile long and up to 40 feet deep. It's surrounded by a running track and a 4-foot-high ornamental fence. According to the park's website, the reservoir was decommissioned in 1993 and named for the former first lady in 1994 after her death.

The NYPD does not believe either man was a victim of a crime, Boyce said.

The medical examiner will try to determine how both men died. Neither body had obvious signs of trauma, the NYPD said.

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