Body discovered in City of Glen Cove's harbor


Workers from Safe Harbor Marina, at 128 Shore Road discovered the body of 68-year-old James Engelhardt floating in the water in Glen Cove on Monday at 7:45 a.m.  The Glen Cove Police Department, Glen Cove Harbor Patrol and Nassau Marine Bureau and Emergency Services responded to the scene.

Engelhardt, who had been living on a boat at the marina, was pulled from the icy waters by members of the Glen Cove Harbor Patrol, was pronounced dead by members of Glen Cove Emergency Medical Services.

The Glen Cove Police Department and the Nassau County Homicide Unit jointly investigated the death.   

According to Det. Lt. John Nagle of the Glen Cove Police Department, it has been determined that Engelhardt's death was accidental.