Man Found Submerged in East Bay

The Nassau County Homicide Squad is investigating an unusual incident of a body found floating in the East Bay in Bellmorethat occurred on Thursday, August 11, at 11 am.

According to detectives, the Nassau County Marine Bureau was called to assist the Town of Hempstead Bay Constable after an unoccupied 19 foot boat was found in the vicinity of Big Crow Island / Broad Creek Channel. Upon arrival a 66 year-old male victim was discovered submerged in the water unconscious.

The victim was pronounced deceased at 1:10 p.m. by a Nassau County Police Medic and transported to the Nassau County Morgue. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time.  There is no apparent criminality at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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