Body of Dead Man Found Behind Dumpster in Copiague Parking Lot, Police Investigate

A man that appears to be a victim of violence was found dead at a Copiague parking lot. Find the full story here.

Print Email

Update: January 14th, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department have ID'd the victim as Elvis Canales of Copaigue. Their investigation is still ongoing.

Original story below.

At around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Suffolk County police responded to a call in Copiague that the body of a man was found behind a dumpster at a parking lot for a business.

Police responded to the scene at 7 Ralph Avenue. The unidentified man was dead and appeared to be a victim of violence.

Police are continuing to investigate the case. The victim has been taken to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner for an autopsy to be performed.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Squad at (631) 852-6392 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at (800) 220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

[Source: Suffolk County Police Department]

Photo Courtesy of TriviaKing, via Wikimedia Commons.