Man Found Dead on Side of Road

Incident: Man Found Dead on Side of Road

Location: Rider Avenue, near Edwards Street, Patchogue

Date/Time: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at approximately 10:20 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found on the side of the road in Patchogue last night.

A passing motorist observed a body with extensive head injuries on the side of Rider Ave., near Edwards Street, at approximately 10:20 p.m. The man, who has been identified as Clarence Wyche, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.