Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Latest Developments in Gilgo Beach Case, More

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Rex Heuermann has been charged with three of the Gilgo Beach murders, and is a prime suspect in a fourth.
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office

Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Suspect Rex Heuermann an ‘Ogre’ Who Defies Supervillain Myth

The Gilgo Beach serial killer’s calls taunting the victim’s family once sparked speculation that he may be skilled at evading investigators, but authorities say the taunts ultimately helped police crack the case.

Massapequa Park Neighbors Stunned Following Arrest of Alleged Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann

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Police outside the home of Rex Heuermann on Friday, July 14, 2023. (Long Island Press photo/Suffolk County Sheriff’s office)

Massapequa Park residents were shocked to learn that one of their neighbors has been accused of being one of the most notorious serial murderers in the nation: the Gilgo Beach serial killer.

Outdoor Concerts on Long Island Summer 2023

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The outdoor stage draws a crowd come summer.Dover Group photo

Unidentified Human Skeletal Remains Found Off Parkway Ramp

Unidentified human skeletal remains were found in West Islip (Long Island Press photo)
Unidentified human skeletal remains were found in West Islip (Long Island Press photo)

A passerby discovered unidentified human skeletal remains on the side of a parkway exit ramp embankment in West Islip early Thursday morning, triggering an investigation, New York State police said.

Is The FBI Close to Identifying The Murder Victim Known as Peaches?

An unidentified murder victim was given the moniker Peaches after authorities released this image of her tattoo in the hopes someone will recognize it. (NCPD photo)

Investigators appear to be one step closer to identifying a woman and her young child whose murders have been unsolved for 25 years and were linked to the gruesome Gilgo Beach murders.