Weather Alert  

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. * WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * TIMING...Sunday evening through Monday Afternoon. * IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

Officials: Man Dies After Being Pulled from Ocean at Smith Point County Park

LongIsland.com

Juan Martinez of Manorville, 53, reportedly went swimming while lifeguards were off duty, became distressed, and went under water.

Print Email

SCPD are investigating the death of a man who was pulled from the Ocean in Shirley.

Photo by: LI.com News Team

Shirley, NY - July 31, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean in Shirley on Saturday, July 28.
 
Juan Martinez was swimming at Smith Point County Park when he became distressed and went under water at approximately 8:05 p.m. Martinez, 53, of Manorville, was removed from the water by Suffolk County Police officers and transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead.
 
Personnel from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner will determine Martinez’s cause of death.
 
Lifeguards were off duty at the time of the incident.