The physique of lacking Goldman Sachs banker John Castic was found Tuesday, two days after the Manhattan financier disappeared from a Brooklyn nightclub.
A big police presence was seen at Newtown Creek, about half a mile from the Brooklyn Mirage, when the stays have been pulled from the water round 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Several giant NYPD vessels and inflexible inflatable speedboats have been first seen within the water shortly after 11:30 a.m., and police confirmed the physique was Castic a number of hours later.
The 27-year-old Chicago banker disappeared after telling pals he would take an Uber to his residence early Sunday morning.
The discovery comes simply weeks after one other man was discovered useless in the identical creek after disappearing from the identical Brooklyn location.
John Castic, 27, was final seen leaving the Bushwick-Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning
A heavy police presence was seen Tuesday morning in Newtown Creek, close to the Brooklyn Mirage
Shortly after the physique was discovered, a number of giant NYPD ships and inflexible inflatable speedboats have been seen within the water
Police have been reportedly first on the scene round 11:30 a.m. and a small raft was seen choosing up the physique simply earlier than 1 p.m.
In an announcement to DailyMail.com, the NYPD mentioned, “On Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at approximately 11:09 a.m., police responded to an 911 call from a person being assisted in Newtown Creek near 1100 Grand Street, within the confines of the 90 precinct.
Upon arrival, officers saw an unknown and unconscious man floating in the water. NYPD harbor units pulled the assisted man out of the water.
EMS also responded to the location and declared the assisted man deceased at the scene.
“As part of an ongoing investigation, the man helped has since been identified as John Castic. The Chief Medical Examiner’s office will determine the cause of death.”
Castic was final seen round 3 a.m. on Sunday, and police confirmed Tuesday that his physique had been found
The Chicago-born financier’s physique was discovered about half a mile from the place he was final seen
Born in Chicago, Castic attended DePaul University earlier than shifting to New York City to work in finance
Karl Clemente was final seen at Brooklyn Mirage on June 11 and his physique was present in a close-by creek on June 16. Police don’t imagine his loss of life is suspicious, however are investigating
Castic graduated from DePaul University and started working as a senior analyst at Goldman Sachs in August 2022.
He and pals had been out to see Canadian digital duo Zeds Dead the evening he disappeared, with the final picture of him shared on social media exhibiting him arriving on the Brooklyn Mirage round 9 p.m. Saturday.
His pals say he left the situation at 2:30 a.m. and deliberate to take an Uber journey again to his residence in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Castic’s loss of life comes simply weeks after one other 27-year-old man disappeared from the identical location, the Brooklyn Mirage, in a case of eerie similarities.
Karl Clemente was with a bunch of pals on June 11, hoping to get into the Brooklyn Mirage round 9 p.m., however was turned away by doormen on suspicion of drunkenness.
He left and went to a close-by fuel station, the place folks usually wait to get drinks and snacks earlier than calling Ubers or Lyfts dwelling. He then disappeared.
Clemente’s physique was discovered on June 16 in a creek behind a lumber yard. Police mentioned they didn’t discover his loss of life suspicious, however the investigation continues to be ongoing.