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MTA Workers Discover Burned, Decomposed Body In Manhattan Subway Tunnel

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A body was discovered Monday on subway tracks in Lower Manhattan.

MTA employees were doing track inspection work around 2 a.m. near Wall and Williams Street when they came upon the body deep inside a tunnel.

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Police said the body was burned and decomposed. It appeared to have been there for some time.

The medical examiner's office will not determine the cause of death.

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