Police: Man found dead inside car in Bridgehampton Commons parking lot

According to police, they received a call for a welfare check on Thursday at 1:19 p.m. at the location located on Montauk Highway.

News 12 Staff

Jul 1, 2022, 9:11 AM

Updated 652 days ago

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Police say a man was found dead in the Bridgehampton Commons parking lot.
According to police, they received a call for a welfare check on Thursday at 1:19 p.m. at the location located on Montauk Highway.
The caller reported a male slumped over the steering wheel in the driver’s seat of a white van.
Patrol units responded and entered the vehicle confirming the male was deceased.
The Southampton detective division responded to the scene to investigate the possible cause of death, which appears noncriminal at this time.
The victim, who has been identified as Wilson R Plaza, 47, of East Hampton, was removed from the scene and transported to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner's Office to determine the exact cause of death.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Southampton Town Detective Division at 631-702-2230.


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