Great South Bay, South of Browns River Road, Sayville, New York on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at approximately 8 p.m.
Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found in the Great South Bay in Sayville last night.
A ferry crew observed the body of a man in the Great South Bay, ¾ of a mile south of Browns River Road, at approximately 8 p.m. and called police.
*UPDATE* Jose Perez Ramirez, 43, of Patchogue, has been identified as the man found in the Great South Bay, south of Browns River Road, Sayville, on April 30. The cause of death is still under investigation but appears non-criminal.
An autopsy will be conducted by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.