The Homicide Squad is investigating an Aided case that occurred on Sunday May 17, 2020 at 8:20 am in Centre Island.
According to detectives, Centre Island police received a call for a boat floating in the water that was unoccupied. The Nassau County Police Marine Bureau and the Nassau County Aviation Units were called and responded along with the assistance of the United States Coast Guard and the Bayville Fire Department. The Nassau County Marine Unit were able to locate the boat in the Long Island Sound1 mile north of Centre Island vicinity of Rocky Point. The Nassau County Aviation Unit were able to locate the body of a deceased 57year old male nearby floating in the water. The male victim was later pronounced. The incident is being deemed non - suspicious at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Squad 05/17/20/1657/8348