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Man Found Dead on Side of Road in Patchogue, According to Officials

Clarence Wyche, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found on the side of the road in Patchogue.
A passing motorist observed a body with extensive head injuries on the side of Rider Ave., near Edwards Street. The man, who has been identified as Clarence Wyche, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.