Dead man found floating in Long Island bay

The News Leader

October 3, 2010 8:52:21 AM PDT
Police are investigating the death of a 79-year-old man who was found floating in the water off Long Island.

Suffolk County police say Edward Dalton was found Saturday afternoon floating in the Great South Bay off Babylon.

He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Dalton was last seen by his wife sitting on a dock.

That was an hour and 15 minutes before he was discovered in the water.