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Police ID Man Feared Drowned In Hudson

First responders are on the scene after a possible drowning in Croton. Photo Credit: Jay Lorenz
Police are on the scene with a possible drowning in Croton. Photo Credit: Contributed

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Westchester County Police are still searching for Alex DeSouza, a 47-year-old Brooklyn resident, who went swimming in the Hudson River Tuesday morning at Croton Point Park and is believed to have drowned.

The Westchester County Marine Unit, along with first responders from multiple municipalities, including the Yorktown Fire Department Dive Team have spent two days searching for him. 

Three men were fishing in Croton Point Park at Teller's Point when one decided to go for a swim. The men called 911 at 10:45 a.m. after seeing him go under and not resurface, police said.

Police said currents were strong Tuesday morning and that the man was swimming in a prohibited area. 

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