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Man Found Dead in Wooded Area in East Patchogue, SCPD Needs Help with ID

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to confirm the identity of a man whose body was found in a wooded area in East Patchogue last ...

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East Patchogue, NY - August 4, 2015 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to confirm the identity of a man whose body was found in a wooded area in East Patchogue last month.

A man’s body was found in a beige Kelty tent in a wooded area northeast of Swan Lake Drive and Franklin Street in East Patchogue on July 30. The man, whose cause of death has been ruled non-criminal, was white, approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall to 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin build. The man was believed to be between 45 and 60 years old. The man was living in the location for at least a year and was frequently seen in the area riding a bicycle and often wore a red bandana.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the identity of this man to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.