2:30 PM EDT, May 10, 2012
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (PIX11)
Police on Long Island are investigating the death of a woman who was found in a submerged car in Port Jefferson Thursday morning.
According to authorities, Suffolk county police officers responded to the Town of Brookhaven boat ramp, located at West Broadway and Barnum Avenue, after a 911 caller reported seeing a vehicle in the water.
When officers arrived, they discovered a Toyota Corolla in the water with a single occupant inside.
The car's occupant, Anne Murray, 87, of Port Jefferson Station, was extricated from the vehicle by members of the Port Jefferson, Mount Sinai and Rocky Point Fire Department dive teams as well as members of the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau.
Murray was transported to St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson where she was pronounced dead.
The investigation in the death is ongoing.
Anyone with information in regards to the incident is urged to call the Homicide Squad at 631-854-6392.
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