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Body of Bellport man found in Mastic marina

The body of a Bellport man was found floating in a marina in Mastic Thursday afternoon, Suffolk police said.

At about 4 p.m., officers from the Suffolk County Police Department's Marine Bureau Unit noticed a body floating between two boats at the Blackhawk Marina at 198 Poospatuck Lane near the Forge River. The body was identified as a 56-year-old Bellport man who was seen at the marina earlier in the day, police stated. His identity is being withheld until his family is notified.

According to police, homicide detectives said the death did not seem suspicious, but an investigation is ongoing and an autopsy will be performed by the Suffolk County medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to call the homicide bureau at 631-852-6392 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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