The body was discovered face down near the play equipment by a woman walking her kids to school. The woman called police.
The man was pronounced DOA at the scene according to law enforcement sources.
The woman said the man was dressed normally.
The playground - located between 89/90th Sts. btw. Northern Boulevard and 32nd Ave within the confines of the 115th Pct - was closed while authorities investigated. It re-opened early afternoon after it was cleaned.
The office of the Medical Examiner has not yet determined the cause of death.
- Geoffrey Croft