Body Identified as Missing Sagaponack Woman Lilia ‘Esperanza’ Aucapina

Lilia “Esperanza” Aucapina
Lilia “Esperanza” Aucapina

Hunters called police Saturday to report they found a body in a heavily wooded area of Sagaponack, and police now say the body has been identified a Lilia “Esperanza” Aucapina, who was reported missing October 10.

According to Southampton Town police, the call came at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Officers, detectives and the Suffolk County medical examiner responded to the scene, between Sprig Tree Path and Toppings Path, not far from Aucapina’s home.

Police said Aucapina’s death does not appear to be criminal in nature, but is is still being investigated.

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