Centereach, NY- Suffolk Police are seeking to identify a male found in the rear yard of home on Jay Rd. in March of last year.  

Police say it has been determined that the skeletal remains of the victim has now been determined to have been a victim of violence. He was approximately 15 to 21 years old and was described as white or Hispanic, 5 feet 3 inches tall to 5 feet 5 inches tall, wearing size 4 ½ men’s sneakers. He is believed to have been dead for approximately one year prior to finding the body.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.