Thursday’s activity turned up nothing, but officials said they will return on Friday to continue their search and believe they are close to finding Gilbert.
Police now say they believe that Gilbert was hysterical the May 2010 night she disappeared and fell and drowned in a marshy area near Oak Beach.
CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan, citing sources, reported that a number of tips came in to authorities following a television documentary titled “Long Island Serial Killer” that aired Monday.
About three dozen local and state police along with cadaver dogs resumed the search for missing escort Shannan Gilbert in desolate areas along Ocean Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Police on Long Island are resuming their search for a New Jersey prostitute whose disappearance led to the eventual discovery of 10 bodies along a remote barrier beach.
Investigators say they believe a single serial killer is responsible for all ten murders and that the suspect may be from Long Island.
Police investigating the discovery of 10 sets of human remains along Ocean Parkway on Long Island are using a new tool – law enforcement websites.
“Somebody out there loves them and somebody out there is missing them. So, hopefully it could put a little bit of a closure,” says forensic artist Danielle Gruttadaurio.
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.
Search dogs, along with their trainer officers, have spent months along Long Island’s Ocean Parkway looking for human remains.
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.
Steve Levy was steaming mad about Dormer publicly disclosing too much information about the Long Island serial killer case and fired him, according to a report in the New York Post.