Nassau County

Body Found in Long Island Nature Preserve, Police Investigate ‘Suspicious' Death

The body of a young man was found in a Long Island nature preserve and police are investigating the death as a homicide. 

The body of a man believed to have been in his late teens to early 20s was found Thursday inside the Massapequa Nature Preserve at around 2:07 p.m., Nassau County police said.

The victim was found near Seaview and Ocean avenues wearing an American Eagle brand three-button dark-colored shirt.

Authorities said the young man's death has been ruled a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding the killing to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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