Homeless man found dead in makeshift tent off Southern State Parkway

State police say a man was found dead in a makeshift tent off of the Southern State Parkway on Saturday.

State police say a man was found dead in a makeshift tent off of the Southern State Parkway on Saturday. (3/19/17)

NORTH AMITYVILLE - State police say a man was found dead in a makeshift tent off of the Southern State Parkway on Saturday.

Authorities say the man was found inside the tent in a wooded area near the entrance ramp to the parkway from southbound Route 110 in the North Amityville area.

The man's identity was not released. Officials say he was homeless.

There were no signs of foul play, but the cause of death is being determined by an autopsy.

The man has not been identified.

 

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