Body Found at Yaphank Recycling Center Identified as Rocky Point Man

The body of Joseph Chancellor, of Rocky Point, has been identified as the man whose body was found at a recycling company in Yaphank this morning.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of Joseph Chancellor of Rocky Point, whose body was found at the Eastern Resources Recycling center in Yaphank Thursday morning.

Chancellor, 42, was found among refuse by employees at 6:55 a.m, Police said.  The body and refuse had just been discarded at the facility by a garbage truck.

The body was taken to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy was performed and the body was identified as Chancellor's.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6394 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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