Police: Body of man found floating in water off Massapequa

A man was found dead in waters off Massapequa Sunday night, police say.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2019, 10:01 AM

Updated 1,693 days ago

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A man was found dead in waters off Massapequa Sunday night, police say.
Detectives say the unidentified man was seen floating in the water about half a mile south of John Burns Park at around 5:30 p.m.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say they do not believe the man’s death was criminal.
The incident is still under investigation.


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