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Bodies Found at Gilgo Beach were the Work of a Serial Killer

on January 25th, 2011 in Unsubs by | No Comments

Officials involved with the investigation of the four bodies found on Gilgo Beach in December have said that they believe it is indeed the work of a serial killer. There are simply too many commonalities to ignore. All of the victims were Caucasian and in their twenties. They were also…

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Megan Waterman Confirmed as Victim of Long Island Serial Killer

on January 20th, 2011 in Unsubs by | No Comments

DNA has confirmed that one of the four bodies dumped on a Long Island beach last year was that of Maine resident Megan Waterman. Reports are that Waterman worked as an escort, finding her clients via Craigslist. She and her boyfriend visited New York last May. Police have not revealed…

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Why Do Serial Killers Target Prostitutes

on December 17th, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Both Philadelphia and Long Island seem to currently have serial killers targeting prostitutes. They’re a very common target. Joel RIfkin, Richard Cottingham, and Gary Ridgway targeted sex workers almost exclusively. What makes prostitutes so attractive a target for serial killers? There certainly are mission-oriented serial killers who target prostitutes to…

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Long Island Man’s Home Searched

on December 16th, 2010 in Law Enforcement, Unsubs by | 3 Comments

According to Examiner.com, police have searched the home of Joseph A. Brewer of Oak Island, New York in connection with the four bodies found on a beach in Long Island. He is the last man known to have seen Shannon Gilbert alive. Gilbert remains missing, but it is believed that…

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Joel Rifkin Unimpressed by Long Island Serial Killer

on December 16th, 2010 in Serial Killers, Unsubs by | No Comments

The New York Daily News reports that Joel Rifkin is dismissive of the sloppy tactics of the Long Island serial killer. Specifically, he says the the unsub should never have left all the bodies in a single place. I dumped them hundreds of miles apart. he proudly declared. Using “clusters”…

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Possible Serial Killer in Oak Beach, Long Island

on December 14th, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

Police suspect a serial killer may be at work in Long Island after four bodies were found in close proximity on a secluded beach. All four have been dead for at least a month, but some of them may have been there much longer. At this point, none of the…

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