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Jogger finds body of dead woman on Long Island: police

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Posted at 7:00 AM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 07:00:42-04

MANORVILLE, L.I. — Police are investigating after a man on a morning jog stumbled upon the body of a woman Thursday on Long Island, according to officials.

Authorities said the man, a home health aide who was visiting a nearby resident, was jogging around 10:40 a.m. when he discovered the unconscious woman lying on the ground in a wooded area just east of Winding Path, in Manorville.

Cops said the man immediately called 911.

The woman was pronounced dead by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, Suffolk County Police said.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.

The woman's identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392.