Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Hunt for the Long Island Ripper

After finding several sets of remains police concluded that Long Island’s Gilgo Beach had become the dumping ground of an elusive serial killer. On April 11, 2011, police discovered a skull and a partial set of remains possibly belonging to the killer’s ninth and tenth victims. A look at the case so far.

Golden Pig May Hold Clues to Possible Serial Killer Victim’s Identity

A woman walking the dog in the waterfront village of Lattingtown on Long Island’s north shore stumbled upon a bag filled with the skeletal remains of a human body. Found in the bag alongside the bones and clothing was a 24 karat gold pendant in the shape of a pig. Police believe the golden pig may hold important clues to the victim’s identity.