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Police say unidentified man's death is a homicide

On March 25, 2017, Det. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick, commander of Nassau County police's homicide squad, announced that the death of an unidentified young Hispanic man discovered in the Massapequa preserve on Thursday afternoon has been ruled a homicide. Fitzpatrick said the victim had several lacerations and blunt-force trauma to his upper body and head. Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477, where the caller will remain anonymous, or the Nassau County Police Department Homicide Squad at 516-573-7788.  (Credit: Howard Schnapp)