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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

UPDATE: Woman Found Dead Inside a Cottage in Merrick, NCPD Investigating

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The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Merrick.

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The case of the deceased female victim found inside a cottage in Merrick remains under investigation.

Update - November 19, 2015 - The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Suzanne Goldfarb, 48, of Merrick.  The Nassau County Medical Examiner’s office has indicated that the victims’ death was caused by asphyxiation.   The investigation is ongoing.

The original press release is below.

Merrick, NY - November 19, 2015 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Merrick.

According to detectives, 911 received a call for an aided case inside a cottage in the rear of a Smith Street home.  Upon arrival, officers found a deceased female victim.

The death is deemed suspicious.  The investigation is ongoing. 

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.