Bodies of 2 missing fishermen from Huntington Station discovered in Smithtown Bay

SMITHTOWN, Suffolk County (WABC) -- Two fishermen were found dead in Smithtown Bay Wednesday morning.

Roberto Guevarra, 36, and Roberto Murillo, 60, of Huntington Station launched a canoe from Makamah Beach in Fort Salonga around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Their family members called 911 to report them missing at approximately 9:20 p.m. after they failed to return home.

The bodies of the men were located in the Long Island Sound, off Eatons Neck, at approximately 6 a.m.

One body was recovered by Suffolk police, the other by a Coast Guard crew.
Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section and patrol officers, along with the Huntington Harbor Master, local fire departments and the United States Coast Guard were involved in the search.

ALSO READ | NYC elections: What is ranked-choice voting?
EMBED More News Videos

Bill Ritter explains what you need to know about ranked choice voting on this special edition of "The Countdown."



----------
* More Long Island news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.