Tag: long island serial killer
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.
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.
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.
Will investigators promises to take a “fresh look” at the case and bring in FBI reinforcements lead to an arrest?
Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Amityville Cemetery, 55 Harrison Ave, in Amityville.
The reward is quadruple the amount Crime Stoppers is offering for tips in the Long Island Serial Killer probe.
Attorneys for the family made that announcement on the same week that they released the results of Gilbert’s first autopsy and toxicology tests—which found no trace of drugs in her system.
“I thought the case was really fascinating and terrifying and really lends itself to a movie.”
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