Body Found in Freeport Woods

An unidentified dead man’s body was found in a wooded area on the side of the Meadowbrook State Parkway in Freeport on Wednesday, New York State police said.

The man was found on the west side of the parkway north of Sunrise Highway in a wooded area near a hiring site for day laborers, one of whom was found dead in the same woods last year.

The man was described as Hispanic, in his mid 20s and is possibly of Honduran descent.

The Major Crimes Unit is investigating the case as a homicide. Troopers ask anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact them at 631-756-3390.