Police in New York have arrested a person suspected of being involved in the murders of at least 10 women in the Long Island Serial Killer case. The women’s bodies were found on Long Island’s Gilgo Beach over a decade ago.
After nearly two decades, police in Long Island have identified the Long Island serial killer’s sixth victim, known until now as Jane Doe #6, using genetic genealogy technology. The victim was Valerie Mack.
This week, Long Island police released new evidence in the decade-old Long Island Serial Killer case. The case, also known as the Gilgo Beach killings, has left 11 murders unsolved.
In late 1993 and early 1994, the bodies of 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamee were found nine-miles apart. Both had been strangled and bludgeoned to death. DNA samples were taken from the bodies and the cases remained cold for over ten years – until an uninvolved man’s misdemeanor conviction steered investigators toward the…
The Long Island Serial Killer (also known as the Gilgo Killer, the Long Island Ripper, and LISK) is a serial killer who is believed to have murdered at least eleven people in the Long Island area. He targets prostitutes and is believed to have been in operation for more than a decade.