FARMINGDALE, N.Y - FBI agents were on the grounds of a Farmingdale industrial complex Wednesday "conducting a search for physical evidence on the ground," a spokesman for the FBI's Manhattan (New York City)" id="PLGEO100100804010000">Manhattan office said.
Federal law enforcement sources said a forensic unit was looking for
evidence connected to one or more mob-related killings. Suffolk police
homicide detectives accompanied the agents. A van from the New York
City medical examiner's office marked "Special Operations Forensic
Anthropology" also was on scene.
A man who identified himself as the owner of one of the businesses
asked a reporter to leave and said, "We've got a business to run."
Agents blocked off a section adjacent to a building at Baiting Place Road and Del Drive.
A section was marked off with yellow police tape, extending from a tree
next to the building to the sidewalk, about 20 yards, and running along
Six yellow flags in a row were planted in the ground from the sidewalk to the building.
An ambulance was also on the scene.