Batavia Police identify body found in park

(Kyeongseop Woodhams)

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The man found dead in Batavia’s Dewitt Park has been identified as 25-year-old Kyeongseop Woodhams.

Woodhams was discovered by a fisherman partially submerged in water around 9 a.m. last week.

After an initial autopsy, Batavia police say no signs of trauma were found on the man’s body. The results of a toxicology are still pending.

Anyone who saw the South Korea native between September 3 and 5 is asked to call detectives at 345-6353. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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