Police: Victim Was 63-Year-Old Local Resident Dianne Ross

MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The body of a 63-year-old woman was found Tuesday morning in a canal in Mastic Beach, on Long Island, police said.

A fisherman discovered the body just before 8 a.m. Police have identified the woman as Dianne Ross, of Mastic Beach.

The death is being investigated by the Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad. The body was taken to the county medical examiner’s office, where an autopsy was to be performed.

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