When intestines were found on the bay side of Tobay Beach in Massapequa, many suspected the worst.
But according to police, the entrails found at around 12:46 p.m. today came from an animal, not a human being. Initial reports said the guts were found in a garbage can, but police later said it discovered in the water.
Cops said a lifeguard gathered the organ parts from the water and called the police. Nassau County Medical Technicians arrived on the scene but could not determine the origin of the remains, which were later brought to the Nassau County Medical Examiner’s Office for further analysis.
The beach was reopened with no restrictions after an initial evacuation.