A man found dead on a Miller Place beach Wednesday afternoon appears to have been a "victim of violence," police said.
Sixth Precinct officers were called to the beach in front of the Miller Beach Surf Club, located at 23 Harbor Beach Road, after a man looking for driftwood discovered the body of a man lying on the sand shortly before 4:30 p.m.
A preliminary investigation by Physician Assistant from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office indicates that the man was a victim of violence, police said.
An autopsy will be performed on the man, who has not yet been identified, police said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.