The next episode of “48 Hours” uncovers new information about Shannan Gilbert, the woman at the heart of the Long Island serial killer story.
Suffolk County police identified the victim as 31-year-old Natasha Jugo of Queens Village.
The location is not far from where 10 bodies have been found in recent years, but Suffolk County Police said the discovery of the woman’s body on Monday night is unrelated to that investigation.
Nassau police say there is no connection between the missing woman and the discovery of 10 sets of human remains in the Gilgo Beach area between December 2010 and April 2011.
The one clue police are hoping will help identify the victim is a 24 karat gold pig pendant necklace.
It’s been two years since four bodies were found along Ocean Parkway that launched a massive investigation into a suspected serial killer on Long Island.
Lucius Crawford, 60, was charged with murder Tuesday after officers found a 41-year-old woman stabbed nine times in the chest under a sheet on his bed, police said.
A civil lawsuit has been filed in the case of the death of Shannan Gilbert, whose body was among ten found at Long Island’s Gilgo Beach.
Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California said carbon-14 dating may help determine the ages of the unknown victims.
Authorities have released the autopsy results of Shannan Gilbert, the New Jersey prostitute whose body was discovered near where 10 other victims of a suspected serial killer were found along Ocean Parkway.
A woman’s body found by a jogger in Manorville appears to have been in the wooded area for “at least a week,” Suffolk County police said today.
In a statement, Jack Fitzpatrick said he believes that based on the available information, it is very unlikely that one person committed all 10 murders.
Police say they are resuming their investigation on Saturday after the skeletal remains were found around 6:30 p.m. near a county park off Wading River Road.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans an expansion of the state’s DNA databank and Suffolk County authorities are getting behind it.
Police say the remains were found along Ocean Parkway in April 2011 and are connected to remains found on Blue Point Beach, Fire Island in April 1996.