Man dies after being found in pond at Jersey City Park

njJERSEY CITY — A man has died after being found in the pond at Lincoln Park, officials said.

The man’s body was found in the water Wednesday afternoon. He was brought to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, a Hudson County Sheriff’s spokesman said.

Aleksandr Osenenko, 18, spotted the man in the pond and jumped into the water in efforts to save the man.

Authorities are searching for a 19-year-old man who has been charged with critically injuring a teen during a shooting last week.

It’s unclear how the man ended up in the water and remains under investigation. Additional information was not immediately available.



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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.