Police: Body believed to be missing boater

NYPD Harbor unit works to recover the body

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NYPD Harbor unit works to recover the body of a man that fell of a boat near East Rockaway Inlet. Nassau County Marine Bureau and Detectives are on the scene. The body has been brought into the Atlantic Beach Fire Rescue dock were NCPD crime scene is investigating. (Aug. 10, 2012) (Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Authorities said a body found in East Rockaway Inlet on Friday appears to be that of a Queens man who a friend said fell off the back of his boat Thursday.

A Coast Guard spokesman said the body was recovered at about 11 a.m. -- and that the search for the missing boater has been called off.

Police said they are awaiting identification of the body to determine whether it is Stanislaw...

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