Family members and friends gathered at Gilgo Beach in Suffolk County. Ten sets of human remains have been discovered there along Ocean Parkway since December, including the bodies of Maureen Barnes, Melissa Barthemay, Megan Waterman and Amber Lynn Costello.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie: Who Is Gabby Petito's Fiancé, And What Do We Know About Him?
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Fifty balloons were released into the air to remember the four women.READ MORE: Fighter Jet Intercepts Small Plane Flying Over NYC After Biden's UN Speech
Investigators suspect a serial killer is responsible for at least four of the deaths. Saturday marks the one year anniversary of victim Megan Waterman’s disappearance.
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“I wanted to see where they found my daughter and to pay my respects to finally say goodbye to her,” said Waterman’s mother, Lorraine Ewa. “They were all beautiful women. They weren’t just prostitutes as everyone is saying. They were daughters, sisters, cousins, nieces.”MORE NEWS: At Least 2 Injured When NJ TRANSIT Bus, Car Crash In Irvington
So far, no suspects have been identified in the deaths.