- Associated Press - Sunday, June 29, 2014

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a man found dead behind a Long Island church was a “victim of violence.”

A parishioner found the body around 2 p.m., Saturday outside Emanuel Lutheran Church and School in Patchogue.

Suffolk County Police did not release the 65-year-old victim’s name.

Homicide detectives are investigating and an autopsy is being conducted.

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