Body Found in LI Bay Identified as Missing Boater | NBC New York

Body Found in LI Bay Identified as Missing Boater

Authorities have identified the body as that of a missing boater, whose boat capsized in the bay Thursday morning.



    (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)

    Police on Long Island say the body of a 25-year-old man has been recovered after he went missing when the rowboat he was in with three other men capsized.

    Police say the four men had rowed the boat to the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club mooring field off Port Washington sometime between 3 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. Thursday when the boat overturned and the four men went into the water. Three of the men were able to swim to shore and were treated at a local hospital. The fourth went missing.

    The 25-year-old's body was discovered at about 5 p.m. Thursday by Nassau County marine Bureau Divers in Manhasset Bay. His name has not yet been released.