Tag: Oak Beach

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.

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.

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.

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.

Shannan Gilbert May Have Been Murdered, 2nd Autopsy Shows

The New Jersey woman's disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer's dumping ground, but police do not believe that she is a victim of foul play. Her family disagrees.

Funeral Held for Woman Tied to Long Island Serial Killer Case

Shannan Gilbert's family say that she was murdered, but police have said she drowned.

Shannan Gilbert to be Buried Thursday on Long Island

Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Amityville Cemetery, 55 Harrison Ave, in Amityville.

Oak Beach Man Caused Crash Blamed on Merrick Teen, Cops Say

State Troopers reversed course Friday and said the suspect they arrested on drug and vehicular assault charges was trying to avoid a crash.

Merrick Teen Charged With Head-on Drugged-driving Crash

Police said the suspect was driving on Ocean Parkway when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic.

Shutdown Felt at Long Island National Parks

Visitors at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay and the Fire Island National Seashore learned the hard way how the federal shutdown impacts Nassau and Suffolk county residents.
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