BABYLON, N.Y. -- A man suspected of faking his own drowning at a New York beach in a scheme to collect on a life insurance policy has been arrested.
New York State Park Police Capt. Bruce Marx says Raymond Roth will be arraigned in a Long Island courtroom later Wednesday. His attorney says he will plead not guilty. The exact charges weren't immediately announced.
Roth was arrested after spending about 10 days in a hospital for psychiatric treatment.
The 47-year-old was reported missing by his son on July 28 at Jones Beach. The elder Roth was later reported to be in Florida and got a speeding ticket in South Carolina.
His son was arrested last week. Court documents say the pair conspired to get more than $50,000 in life insurance money.