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Death of woman found off Long Beach appears noncriminal, Long Beach cops say

Nassau County police investigate the scene where a

Nassau County police investigate the scene where a body was discovered near the Long Beach bridge on Monday in Long Beach. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

The body of a woman was found floating Monday morning off Long Beach, city police said.

Long Beach police said her death appears to be noncriminal and Nassau police said they continue to investigate.

Firefighters found the body about 30 feet offshore in Reynolds Channel about 6:40 a.m. between Long Beach Road and the railroad trestle, Long Beach Fire Chief Richard Corbett said.

Police said Island Park firefighters in a boat guided the body to shore to await Nassau police.

With Ellen Yan

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