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Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:30 am | Updated: 11:01 am, Thu Apr 24, 2014.

An 83-year-old man Springfield Gardens man who was reported missing on April 5 was found dead in the waters off Nassau County last week.

William Braxton was recovered by Nassau police on April 9 in waters called Head of Bay, between John F. Kennedy International Airport and the county’s Inwood section. The NCPD said the investigation was turned over to New York City authorities.

He was last seen leaving his 173rd Street home at noon on April 5.

No information on the possible cause of Braxton’s death was available on Monday afternoon from the city’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

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