Body found in wooded area on Long Island

CENTEREACH, Long Island -- Police are hoping an autopsy will provide some answers after a grisly discovery on Long Island.

A body was found in a wooded area of Suffolk County on Sunday afternoon between Hawkins Road and Nicolls Road in Centereach.

The wooded area is not near any homes and surrounded by a High T electrical right of way as well as Nicolls Road, which is a 55 mph roadway.

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The remains were removed by the medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

A physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 33-year-old Jaclyn D'Andrea of Bellmore, after an autopsy was performed.

The Suffolk County Homicide Squad is investigating.

Police are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392.

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