Cops Ask for Help in Identifying Plum Island Body


The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad Cold Case detective are asking for the public’s help in identifying of a body that wash up on the shores of Plum Island on January 14. The deceased is described as an “black male, 5 feet 10 inches, between 160 to 190 pounds, [and] between 50 to 70 years old.” The man was found wearing a light green three-button shirt with dark green horizontal stripes, green cargo pants with buttons inscribed with “God Body Collection,” brown loafers in size 10, blue plaid boxer shorts and a belt buckle inscribed “Stacy Adams.”

During a post-mortem examination, it was discovered that the man had a well-healed head injury and indications of prior neurosurgery. He was also taking medications Dilantin and Phenobarbital, both of which are anti-epileptic drugs commonly used to control seizures. Detectives are looking into the possibility that the man may be from Connecticut, Rhode Island or Massachusetts.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Squad at (631) 852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 220-TIPS.