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Police: LIPA Worker Finds Man’s Body In Wooded Area In Commack

Police remove the body of a man whose remains were found in a wooded area in Commack on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police remove the body of a man whose remains were found in a wooded area in Commack on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

COMMACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area along a busy road in Commack on Tuesday morning.

Police said a Long Island Power Authority worker who was cutting trees near the Indian Head Forest Condo Complex found the remains around 8 a.m.

WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports

Police believe the remains had been in the area for months.

An autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death.

“At this point it does not look suspicious,” Det. Sgt. Thomas Groneman said.

The man has not been identified.