Man Found Dead off Smith Point County Park


Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the apparent drowning death of a man who was reported missing on November 18 and located off of Smith Point County Park this morning.

Pierre Morris, an employee of H&L Contracting of Hauppauge, was working on a boat at Smith Point Marina when he is believed to have gone overboard on November 18 and was reported missing by a coworker at approximately 3:20 p.m. that day. Marine Bureau officers were called to Smith Point County Park at approximately 11:40 a.m. today after a man, who has been positively identified as Morris, was found unresponsive off East Concourse.

Morris, 45, of Far Rockaway, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.