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Homicide Investigation Under Way After Body Is Found In L.I. Park

Male Victim Was Found Slumped Over Log
Wantagh Park Body Found

Police on the scene in Wantagh after a body was found in a local park. (Credit: CBS 2)

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WANTAGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A homicide investigation has been launched in Nassau County, after a body was discovered in a park in Wantagh Sunday.

Police told CBS 2 an “active homicide investigation” has been launched after the body was found at Mill Pond Park.

A homicide investigation implies that police believe a death occurred at the hands of another person.

Authorities received a 911 call just after 4 p.m., alerting them of the body, police told CBS 2.

The male victim was found slumped over a log, police said.

The body was found in a wooded area.

The victim was taken to the Nassau County Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.

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