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Police Identify Body of Man Who Was Swept Away in East River

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Police have identified the man who disappeared after going for a swim in the East River last Thursday.

Police say 21-year-old Steven Middleton was swimming off a pier in Williamsburg with his friends when a current swept him away.

Middleton's body was recovered and removed from the water Monday near Manhattan Avenue and Ash Street.

The medical examiner will determine his cause of death.

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