Police said the burning body was found around 11 p.m. Wednesday between two cars outside a supermarket on Wall Street in Huntington.
No arrests have been made in the Feb. 24 shooting at the lavish Huntington estate and authorities won’t speak publicly about any possible leads or suspects.
Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.
The 69-year-old developer and major political donor was in his Mercedes-Benz in the Gold Coast estate’s parking lot when a masked gunman shot him once in the head on Feb. 24.
Gary Melius, 69, was getting into his car at the valet area of the Gold Coast estate when he was shot at point blank range in the head around 12:30 p.m. last Monday.
Gary Melius had accused his partner at Interceptor Ignition Interlocks of mismanagement and financial improprieties. Just days before the shooting, Melius had reportedly planned to name new directors at that company.
Surveillance video shows a black sedan followed by a Jeep Cherokee pulling into a valet area outside of the Huntington estate on Monday afternoon.
Gary Melius said in a statement Tuesday that he is looking forward to coming home and getting back to work.
Suffolk County police are on the scene at Oheka Castle in Huntington where a shooting took place.
Ice and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.
The Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy was set to continue, hopefully calmer, with Small Business Saturday.
After a handful of burglaries, residents have been calling each other and using Facebook to make sure no one else becomes a victim.
A child severely injured his finger on a piece of exercise equipment in a Long Island Park recently.
Long Island Rail Road vending machines are a quick and easy way for thousands of riders to get tickets. However, investigators fear that some passengers may have been taken for a ride before even getting on a train.
The performance will be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member’s first public Long Island show since he played Nassau Coliseum in 2002.