Body of Sag Harbor Man Found Off Peter’s Pond Beach


The entrance to the beach at the end of Peter’s Pond Lane in Sagaponack was closed late Wednesday as investigators from the Suffolk County Police Homicide Department investigated circumstances around the death of a 60-year-old Sag Harbor man who was found tumbling in the surf.

According to Homicide Det. Sgt. Fandrey, a jogger discovered the body, fully clothed on the beach at around 3:30 in the afternoon. The victim of an apparent suicide, said police, who is believed to have succumbed to a self inflicted gunshot wound, which investigators believe had occurred earlier in the afternoon. The male was taken to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office in Hauppauge for further examination. The family of the deceased was notified, but police wouldn’t disclose the deceased name.