A 56-year-old woman was found dead this morning in her submerged vehicle off the shore of Iron Pier Beach, according to Riverhead Police.
A Riverhead patrol officer responded to a 911 call at 8:42 a.m. reporting a vehicle submerged at the beach, according to a press release. The Riverhead Town Police Dive Team and Detective Division are currently investigating the death. It appears to be non-criminal, police said.
Anybody that has information is urged to call the Riverhead Police department. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.
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