Police: Missing Great Neck man’s body found in Riverhead

10/31/2010 7:46 PM |

Steven Mayer of Great Neck has been missing since Oct. 4. His body was discovered in Riverhead Saturday.

The Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed that the body found in a wooded area of Riverhead Saturday is that of missing Great Neck man Steven Mayer.

Mr. Mayer had been missing since Oct. 4.

His body was discovered by a hunter, police said.

He had been last seen at about 7:30 that morning and last heard from that afternoon on a cell phone call that was traced back to a cell tower near Route 105 and Route 25, according to his son-in-law Mark Klinger.

Mr. Mayer was believed to have suffered a seizure or dementia while driving and gotten lost, the family had said.

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This post was originally published Oct. 18, 2010