BWI Charges Dropped in LI Boating Death

Janusz Sowa will be released from the Nassau County Correctional Center Wednesday

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012  |  Updated 5:27 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
BWI Charges Dropped in LI Boating Death

Charges have been dropped against a Long Island man who was accused of boating while intoxicated after his friend fell overboard and died two weeks ago, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said Wednesday.

Janusz Sowa will be released from the Nassau County Correctional Center Wednesday, the office said.

Preliminary results of an autopsy on Stanislaw Nawrocki found "no evidence suggesting that Janusz Sowa was responsible for Nawrocki's death," Chris Munzing, a Nassau DA spokesman, said in a statement.

Nawrocki's body was found Aug. 10 by an NYPD Harbor Unit off Rockaway.
 
Sowa pleaded not guilty to BWI charges. He was represented by Legal Aid, which does not comment on pending cases.

Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Get our apps here and sign up for email newsletters here. Get breaking news delivered right to your phone -- just text NYBREAKING to 639710. For more info, text HELP. To end, text STOP. Message and data rates may apply.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
21st Century Solutions
The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out