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.
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.
There has been a major discovery in the Long Island serial killer investigation. Investigators believe they have found the remains of missing prostitute Shannan Gilbert, whose disappearance led to a series of grisly discoveries.
Nearly 1 Year Since Discovery Of Remains On Gilgo Beach, Police Still Looking For Single Killing Suspect
A candlelight vigil is planned for Tuesday along Ocean Parkway where the remains of the ten victims were found.
Police say 22 tips have come in since the sketches were released on Tuesday.
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer announced Tuesday that seven of the 10 victims may have been prostitutes — including an Asian male who was found in women’s clothing.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the deaths of eight people whose bodies were found along Ocean Parkway.
Ten sets of human remains have been discovered along Ocean Parkway since December, including the bodies of Maureen Barnes, Melissa Barthemay, Megan Waterman and Amber Lynn Costello.
An agent filed an application seeking access to a laptop belonging to Brooklyn resident Akeem Cruz, who was one of the last people to have been with 22-year-old Megan Waterman, who disappeared after traveling to Hauppauge.
Officials say the bodies were identified as three women who worked as prostitutes or escorts and advertised their services online. They were all living in the New York area.
One of the bodies discovered in an isolated area of Gilgo Beach last month has been positively identified as a Maine woman who disappeared last June.
Who are they? Police revealed Friday the bodies found on Long Island may not be those of missing prostitutes. Now they hope new clues will lead them to the victims’ identities.
Police say the four bodies discovered near Long Island’s Gilgo Beach were all women. Now, one family is waiting to hear if their missing daughter was one of the victims.