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Police identify 2 killed after watercraft pushed into Long Island Sound by wind, tide

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Police have identified the two people who died after their watercraft Were pushed away from shore by the wind and tide in Long Island Sound on Sunday night. 

A group of four including 26-year-old Delfina Reynoso and her 8-year-old daughter, Damaris Reynoso, went out on a kayak and stand-up paddleboard from Hammonasset Park in Madison around 9 p.m. on Sunday.  

Around 3:45 a.m. on Monday, the police in Southold, NY received an emergency call of people yelling for help on the beach in front of their home. 

Upon arrival, officers found Delfina Reynoso and her daughter suffering from hypothermia on the beach in Grandview Estates section of Orient in New York. 

Delfina Reynoso, of Hartford, told police that the "wind and tide pushed the two watercraft offshore" on Sunday night. They landed in Orient early Monday morning. 

During their investigation, police found the body of 30-year-old, Hartford resident Abdias Ventura about 1/4 mile east of the two females.

The Coast Guard with help from the Southold Police Department as well as the Cutchogue, Southold, Greenport, East Marion and Orient fire departments started searching for 39-year-old Manchester resident Ferdinand Lagos. 

Around 12:15 p.m. on Monday, the body of Lagos was located in Long Island Sound. The body was found five miles off shore from the Connecticut River. 

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