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.
A lawyer for the family says he sent a letter to the Justice Department requesting that the FBI take over the investigation into Gilbert’s death as well the deaths of 10 other victims believed to be murdered by a serial killer.
The Suffolk County Medical Examiner made the identification on Saturday, but police say an exact cause of death has not yet been determined.
Shannan Gilbert was the catalyst for what has become Long Island’s largest homicide investigation. Police now not only believe that they have found her body, but that her death was accidental.
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