According to police, the Long Island Rail Road made a 911 call at 4:37 p.m. reporting the possible body. Suffolk County Police including aviation, Patchogue Ambulance and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority all responded to the ultimately unfounded incident.
A Patch reader sent in a video of the helicopter during the timeframe, which is in the media gallery. Did you see this investigation when it was ongoing? Talk about it in the comments below.