Charles Cullen has been locked up for nine years after pleading guilty to 29 murders, including 13 at Somerset Medical Center.
Authorities believe 25-year-old Heidi Balch was killed and dismembered by Joel Rifkin, who is serving more than 200 years in a New York prison for nine murders.
Francisco Acevedo who was convicted after he voluntarily gave up a DNA sample has been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison.
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.
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.
Ten sets of human remains have been found along Ocean Parkway in Long Island since four bodies were discovered last December. But even today there are no new leads and no suspects.
Investigators say nothing was found in their latest search for possible remains on a barrier island south of New York’s Long Island.
State Police say results of FBI aerial surveillance photography conducted in April are prompting a return to the area on Tuesday.
State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.
State police on Monday closed a five-mile stretch of parkway on New York’s Long Island to look for human remains and other clues in the case of a possible serial killer.
The family of a missing woman held a vigil on Sunday at the site on Oak Beach on Long Island where she was last seen.
The ongoing hunt for a suspected serial killer on Long Island has people captivated and everybody talking.
The Suffolk County Marine Unit once again had divers using metal detectors and clam rakes search for any evidence of Gilbert.
The FBI technology is so sophisticated it has the ability to verify or rule out suspicious objects and pinpoint evidence from thousands of feet away.
There may be two killers — not one — on Long Island. That’s what law enforcement sources are telling CBS News about the investigation into the 10 sets of human remains found along Ocean Parkway.