OAK BEACH, NY (CBSNewYork) – It’s been two years since four bodies were found along Ocean Parkway, launching a massive investigation into a suspected serial killer on Long Island.
On Dec. 11, 2010, police discovered the first set of human remains while searching for New Jersey prostitute Shannan Gilbert, who went missing months earlier.READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reports
The bodies of Amber Lynn Costello, Megan Waterman, Maureen Brainard-Barnes and Melissa Barthelemy were the first four of 10 bodies eventually found on Gilgo Beach between December 2010 and April 2011.
All were found along a seven mile stretch of Ocean Parkway.
Two years later, relatives say they’re frustrated that there have been no new leads in the case.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Competitors Johnson & Johnson And Merck & Co. Teaming Up To Increase Supply
“I haven’t seen very much progress,” said Waterman’s aunt Elizabeth Meserve. “I want to find her killer. I’m not even sure if all of the victims are from the same killer and it would be nice to have the unidentified to be identified.”
Last year, police released sketches of two of the unidentified victims. Among those is a female toddler, 18 to 24-months-old, who was found wrapped in a blanket along the highway.
Police said the toddler appeared to be the daughter of one of the unidentified women who was found seven miles away in Nassau County.
Detectives believe Gilbert drowned when she was last seen running and screaming for help in Oak Beach back in May of 2010. The results of her autopsy classified her death as “undetermined.”MORE NEWS: Celebrity TV Doctor Dr. Oz Helps Rescue Man Who Collapsed At Newark Airport
Last month, her family filed a civil lawsuit against the last known person believed to have seen Gilbert alive.