Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Jessica Taylor Found 20 Years Ago, Fraudsters Indicted, Weather Advisories

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Jessica Taylor, First Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Victim To Be Identified, Was Found 20 Years Ago Wednesday

Twenty years ago on the morning of July 26, 2003, a woman walking her dog along secluded Halsey Manor Road in Manorville discovered a body that was later identified as that of Jessica Taylor. Eight years later, her additional remains were found 50 miles away on the side of Ocean Parkway.

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

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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.

Kaplan and Kaplan Indicted On 16 Counts For Defrauding Clients Millions of Dollars

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At the federal court in Central Islip, a 16-count indictment was unsealed against Adam and Daniel Kaplan, two Long Island-based investment advisers, on July 25.

He came face to face with an alleged serial killer. 12 years later, his tip helped crack the case

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In the winter of 2010, shortly after police discovered the remains of his roommate and three other women buried on a remote stretch of Long Island shoreline, Dave Schaller provided detectives with a description of the person he believed to be the killer.

Heat Advisory, Thunderstorm Warnings Thursday to Saturday: What To Know

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heat advisory is in effect for Long Island, parts of northeast New Jersey, and parts of southern Connecticut from 11 a.m. July 27 to 8 p.m. July 29. There is also a severe thunderstorm warning for Thursday evening and an additional threat of storms on Saturday.