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.