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Updated

: The body recovered earlier this morning is Spalding Gray's.

Earlier story: A body found in the East River will be autopsied today. Recovered yesterday, police wonder if it might be the body of Spalding Gray, writer-actor, who has been missing since January. He was last seen on the Staten Island Ferry, and people worry that he may have jumped. While the body's face is badly decomposed, police say it is a white man's body wearing black corduroy pants. The Post reports Gray was last seen wearing "black corduroy pants, a gray jacket, blue scarf, brown sweater and brown shoes."

Gothamist had wondered what was happening with the case, since there was no new news to report. The AP reported a week ago that Gray's wife, Kathleen Russo, felt Gray "had some kind of accident, either intentional or not."