Woman killed in West Islip fire


Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a fatal fire that occurred at a West Islip home yesterday, Friday, July 30.

Third Precinct officers responded to the home located at 861 Udall Road after a 911 caller reported a fire at the location at approximately 10:25 a.m. After firefighters extinguished the fire, the body of Suzanne Minervini, 61, a resident of the home.

Personnel from the West Islip and Bay Shore Fire Departments and North Babylon Fire Company Ambulance and Deer Park Volunteer Ambulance responded. A West Islip Fire Department firefighter suffered minor injuries.

A preliminary investigation has determined the cause of the fire to be non-criminal in nature.


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