Homicide detectives responded to a wooded area in Selden Sunday afternoon where a body was found, a department spokeswoman said.
"We responded to a call of a body found in the woods," the spokeswoman said.
The call came in at 11:03 a.m. reporting a body discovered near Mooney Pond and College roads, about a mile from the Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus at 533 College Rd.
Police at the scene said the body was that of a female. A police spokesman said the death was noncriminal in nature.
Officers secured the site with yellow tape.