Lloyd Harbor man pleads not guilty in mom’s drowning

A Lloyd Harbor man accused of drowning his mother has pleaded not guilty. Denis Cullen Jr. was arraigned on a grand jury charge of second-degree

Denis Cullen Jr. is accused of drowning his mother Elizabeth in their backyard pool.

Denis Cullen Jr. is accused of drowning his mother Elizabeth in their backyard pool. (8/30/16)

RIVERHEAD - A Lloyd Harbor man accused of drowning his mother has pleaded not guilty.

Denis Cullen Jr. was arraigned on a grand jury charge of second-degree murder Tuesday morning.

As News 12 has reported, the 23-year-old allegedly dragged his mother Elizabeth into their backyard pool early this month.

Officials say Cullen put her in a headlock underwater until she stopped moving.

Investigators say the pair had been arguing about Cullen not taking his medication.

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