An elderly man was found dead on the Coney Island boardwalk early Monday as the frigid cold beat down on the city, police said.
Cops did not identify the 77-year-old man, who they said was found face up on the boardwalk near Stillwell Avenue at around 7:15 a.m.
Around that same time, the National Weather Service reported a -5 degree temperature with wind chill near John F. Kennedy Airport.
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The man, identified as Bai-Ping Wen by the New York Daily News was pronounced dead at the scene at around 7:30 a.m.
Police said weather could have contributed the death, but clarified the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office.
A spokeswoman with the medical examiner's office said they had not yet confirmed any deaths from the weekend's cold snap.