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How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.

Long Island Coroners Seek ID for 38 Unidentified Human Remains

A recently enacted New York State law requires Nassau and Suffolk county coroners to share information to help identify John and Jane Does on a federal database that was recently responsible for the first major revelation in the Long Island Serial Killer case in years.

Escort Claims Ex-SCPD Chief Burke Paid Her For Sex At Oak...

An escort claimed Thursday that disgraced ex-Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke paid her for sex during a cocaine-fueled house party in Oak Beach five years ago. The woman held a news conference to discuss the allegations along with Miller Place-based attorney John Ray, who represents the family of Shannan Gilbert, whose disappearance from the seaside community in May 2010 led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer’s nearby dumping grounds and 10 sets of human remains. Ray stated the new information from his client implicates Burke in not only Gilbert's demise, but all those victims.

Unidentified Murder Victim Dubbed ‘Peaches’ Linked to Gilgo Beach Killings

Exclusive: Authorities have linked an unidentified woman’s torso found 19 years ago in Rockville Centre with skeletal remains discovered on Ocean Parkway amid the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, the Press has learned.

Did Police Name A Suspect in The Long Island Serial Killer...

Suffolk County police haven’t publicly named a suspect in the Long Island Serial Killer case, but someone in the department may have accused a former local jailer in an anonymous internet post.

The Killing Season: A&E Series Investigates Long Island Serial Killer Case

Filmmakers unearthed previously unreported information about the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case in The Killing Season, a new documentary series—and its creators hope it will help lead to an arrest.

2 New TV Series Examine Long Island Serial Killer Case

Two new true crime television series airing this month will debut with two-hour season premieres focusing on the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer investigation shortly before the six-year anniversary of the case. People Magazine Investigates, which promises to tell the stories of the families behind some of the nation’s most infamous crime stories, debuts at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 on Investigation Discovery. The Killing Season, a documentary series that explores possible connections between unsolved serial killer cases nationwide, debuts at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The creators of both series say they’ve uncovered new evidence in the cases.

Shannan Gilbert’s Mother Killed by Other Daughter, Cops Say

The mother of a woman whose disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer’s dumping ground has been murdered by another one of her daughters in upstate New York, authorities said. Sarra Gilbert, 27, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of her 52-year-old mother, Mari Gilbert, who was found dead in Sarra’s Ellenville apartment at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Ellenville village police said.

Cops Release Video in Gary Melius Shooting

Suffolk County police released surveillance camera footage showing the moment when Long Island power broker Gary Melius was in the head outside of his Huntington home, Oheka Castle, two years ago. Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said he decided to release part of the video and ask the FBI to take a fresh look at the case after recently taking command of the department. He said he hoped that the video would spark tips that could help investigators crack the unsolved case.

Pols Confirm Tim Sini New Suffolk Police Commissioner

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.
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