Rats mutilated body found in the manhole in the area of Columbus Circle, was there for two weeks

On Tuesday, October 15, the workers of new York, which established the hatch in the area of Columbus Circle, has made a horrific discovery: the decomposed body of a drunken man who fell into the sewers and stayed there for two weeks.

According to CCTV, the person has failed in the open unattended hole around 2:30 a.m. on September 30. The man passed a number of protective barriers are installed by the personnel of utility company Verizon, who worked underground at West 58th Street and Eighth Avenue.

According to sources, the NY Post, the workers had no idea that the accident was inside when they put the hatch.

When discovered the remains of a man who was partially eaten by rats severely degraded.

«The smell was unbearable, said one of the officers at the scene. — Doing such a job, you expect to find some strange things in pits or sewage, but is the first time».

Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene.

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It is not known, he died after the initial drop, or he survived and later died. It will become clear after the autopsy.

Police said that the man was homeless and described him as aged 30 to 40 years. He was dressed in a t-shirt and shorts.