East Side of Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore, Fire Island, New York on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:40 a.m.
Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found this morning after he went missing in the water in Shirley, New York, last night.
Jevoney White, 19, of Springfield Gardens, Queens, New York, went into the water with a group of friends at Smith Point County Park on July 30 at approximately 6:45 p.m. and did not return. The Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section, Seventh Precinct officers, personnel from South Country Ambulance, the United States Coast Guard, Suffolk County Parks police, Suffolk County Park Rangers and officials from Fire Island National Seashore searched overnight. White’s body was located by a Suffolk County Park Ranger on the east side of the Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore, Fire Island, New York, at 6:40 a.m.
The body was transported to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6394.