Cops: Skeletal remains in Lattingtown probed as homicide

A body, believed to be of a woman

A body, believed to be of a woman about 30, wearing a necklace with a gold pig pendant, was found by a woman walking her dog in Lattingtown, police said. (Jan. 21, 2013) (Credit: NCPD)

The skeletal remains of what appears to be a woman were found by a woman walking her dog in Lattingtown on Monday, Nassau County police said.

Police are investigating the case as a homicide.

The woman and her dog were walking in the sand at the end of Sheep Lane when they came across the remains about 3 p.m., police said.

The body is believed to be of a woman about 30, police said, adding that a necklace with what appears to be a gold pig pendant was recovered at the scene.

Anyone who recognizes the necklace or has any information should contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS or the Homicide Squad at 516-573-7789.

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