Update: Police Identify Victim of Apparent Drowning at Wainscott Beach

Beachgoers pulled a woman's body from the ocean off Beach Lane in Wainscott Saturday afternoon. David E. Rattray

Update, July 23, 4:30 p.m.: Police have identified the body of a woman pulled from the surf in Wainscott on Saturday as that of Elizabeth A. Hummer, a 58-year-old Wainscott resident.

Bystanders found Ms. Hummer's body floating in the ocean, pulled her to shore near Beach Lane, and called 911 at 2:36 p.m.

The cause of death has not yet been determined, police said, though they have preliminarily ruled out any suspicious circumstances. The Suffolk County medical examiner's office will work to determine how she died. 

Originally, July 22, 5:54 p.m.: East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of a woman who was pulled from the ocean off Beach Lane in Wainscott Saturday afternoon. 

Police are withholding her name until family members can be notified, police said in a press release Saturday. 

The woman was found floating in the water, and beachgoers pulled her body to shore. Emergency crews were called to Beach Lane at approximately 2:36 p.m. 

"All efforts to revive her were unsuccessful, at which time she was pronounced dead at the scene," police said. 

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding the incident has been urged to call the East Hampton Town Police Department at 631-537-7575.