Lengthy Island officers publicly ramped up efforts Tuesday to catch the elusive Gilgo Seashore serial killer, suspected of murdering at the least 10 folks greater than a decade in the past.
Suffolk County Police released surveillance footage of sufferer Megan Waterman at a Hauppauge Vacation Inn Specific in June of 2010 — the final time she was recognized to be seen alive.
The stays of the Craigslist escort have been discovered six months later alongside Ocean Parkway, police mentioned.
Authorities additionally elevated the reward for data resulting in the killer’s arrest from $25,000 to $50,000.
The announcement got here two months after new Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison mentioned a particular unit could be tasked with fixing the chilly case.
The our bodies of eight girls, a person and a feminine toddler have been discovered sprinkled alongside the seaside border of Nassau and Suffolk Counties in 2010 and 2011. Greater than half of the victims labored as prostitutes, officers mentioned.
“I imagine this case is solvable and figuring out the individual or folks chargeable for these murders is a high precedence,” Harrison mentioned on the time.
In 2020, police launched footage of a belt tied to the suspect with the initials “HM” or “WH” embossed on it.