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Strange turns in missing-swimmer case

Raymond Roth's photo on his LinkedIn profile. Police

Raymond Roth's photo on his LinkedIn profile. Police say Roth was reported missing and feared drowned off Jones Beach but was pulled over in South Carolina days later for speeding on Interstate 95. Photo Credit: LinkedIn

The mystery surrounding a missing Massapequa man, feared drowned off Jones Beach, deepened Thursday when he told an officer in South Carolina that he fled because of "problems" back home.

Raymond Roth, 47, made the admission to a traffic cop in Santee, S.C., after being pulled over for speeding while headed north on Interstate 95.

The officer ran Roth's name through a national database...

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