Tobay Beach reopened after evacuation; remains found not human

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Tobay Beach was temporarily closed Friday after a lifeguard found "unknown organ parts" -- later determined not to be human -- floating in the water, Nassau County police said. (Credit: Lou Cicalese )

Beachgoers were evacuated after apparent organ parts were discovered floating in the water at Tobay Beach today, but police now say the remains were not human.

A lifeguard spotted the organs floating in the water and called police shortly before 1 p.m. Police temporarily evacuated the beach, and the tissues were brought to the Nassau County Medical Examiner's Office for testing.

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