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Suffolk County Police Investigating the Drowning Death of a Man

A Dix Hills man died in his pool on July 22, 2014.

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Dix Hills, NY - July 22, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who drowned in his backyard pool last night.
 
Second Precinct police officers responded to Ibsen Court in Dix Hills after a 911 caller reported finding a man at the bottom of the deep end of the home’s inground pool.
 
Byungyun Lee, 67, a resident of the home, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.