Copiague Man Found Dead in Swimming Pool

A 29-year-old man was found dead in the backyard swimming pool at his Copiague home early Tuesday morning.

Suffolk County police said a house guest found Vincent Mennella submerged in the above-ground pool at the victim’s house on West Minerva Road at 2:25 a.m.

Officers responded and removed the victim, who was fully clothed, from the pool, police said.


Mennella was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

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