The dismembered physique of an Emmy-winning filmmaker who disappeared this month was discovered at a New York seaside.
Whereas it has not been formally recognized, regulation enforcement sources informed NBC News that the stays seem like Ross McDonnell’s.
The 44-year-old Irish filmmaker was final seen on 4 November leaving his condo in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on a bicycle.
His bike was later discovered locked at Fort Tilden Seashore in Queens, situated on the Rockaway Peninsula subsequent to Breezy Level.
New York Law enforcement officials responded to a name on Friday, simply earlier than 12.30pm, over reviews of a human torso with legs discovered mendacity within the sand.
No foul play is suspected and there’s no indication McDonnell took his personal life, the sources informed NBC.
They added that it’s potential McDonnell went for a swim, by some means bought caught within the present and drowned.
The investigation is ongoing. Authorities are working with the Irish consulate and awaiting DNA testing outcomes.
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Based on the Irish Instances, McDonnell missed an appointment on the day he’s believed to have been final seen.
After failing to show up for work the next day, pals went to his condo and broke down the door.
The filmmaker was nominated for his first Emmy for an Excellent Investigative Documentary with Elián, about “a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida coast in 1999”.
He additionally received Emmys for cinematography for his work on the Showtime sequence The Commerce in 2021, which lined the US’ opioid epidemic and Central American immigration, and for the movie The First Wave in 2022, which adopted the workers and sufferers of a New York hospital at first of the Covid-19 pandemic.