'Missing swimmer' lawyer: My client is doing much better

MASSAPEQUA - The Massapequa man accused of faking his own drowning at Jones Beach to cash-in on life insurance money was back in court today.

Raymond Roth is staying out on bail following a court hearing in Mineola.

Authorities say Roth faked his death as part of a life insurance scam. Roth is also accused of violating an order of protection by calling his soon to be ex-wife.

After the hearing was adjourned, Roth's attorney spoke about his client's well being and said he is feeling much better.

Roth is due back in court on Sept. 18.

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