We are very sad to hear this news. Our thoughts go out to his friends and family:
The body of the fashion designer who went missing since March was found dead floating on the New York Bay.
James Ott, 31, was found about 11:10 p.m. Thursday night floating near Pier 4 on 58th Street in Sunset Park, according to the NYPD.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy and other tests to determine the cause and manner of death, a spokeswoman said.
Ott was last seen on March 22 leaving his Bushwick home at 9:50 p.m., according to the NYPD.
Friends plastered missing posters throughout subway stations to help locate him.