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Left to right: Melissa Barthelemy, Megan Waterman, Amber Lynn Costello and Maureen Brainard-Barnes were all found dead near Gilgo Beach in December 2010.

Faces of the Gilgo victims

Police say Jessica Taylor, Melissa Barthelemy, Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Megan Waterman and Amber Lynn Costello were killed and their bodies dumped on South Shore barrier beaches.

Melissa Barthelemy -- Dec. 11, 2010

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Melissa Barthelemy, 24, of the Bronx, was one of four women found dead near Gilgo Beach. Police say she had worked as a prostitute. | Read more.

Megan Waterman -- Dec. 13, 2010

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Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, Maine, went missing on June 6, 2010, in Hauppauge. The pimp who ushered her to her last meeting with a sex customer was sentenced to 3 years in prison. | Read more.

Amber Lynn Costello -- Dec. 13, 2010

Amber Lynn Costello
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Amber Lynn Costello, 27, of North Babylon, was identified by police as one of the bodies found at Gilgo Beach. Family members said she had worked as a prostitute. | Read more.



Maureen Brainard-Barnes -- Dec. 13, 2010

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Maureen Brainard-Barnes, of Norwich, Conn., was one of the missing women identified by police after human remains were found at Gilgo Beach. Police say she had worked as a prostitute. | Read more.

Jessica Taylor -- March 29, 2011

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Jessica Taylor's dismembered body was found near Halsey Manor in Manorville in 2003 and her head, hands and forearm were found on a South Shore barrier island in April, 2011, according to police. Police said Taylor, 20, was working as a prostitute at the time of her death. | Read more.

John Doe -- April 4, 2011

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The Suffolk County Police Department released a sketch of an Asian man -- 17 to 23 years old and 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with close-cropped hair -- on Sept. 20, 2011. He was one of the victims whose remains were found at Gilgo Beach. Police say he was dressed in women's clothing and was missing top and bottom molars and a front upper tooth. | Read more.

Jane Doe -- April 4, 2011

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The Suffolk County Police Department released a sketch of a white woman -- 18 to 35 years of age, 5 feet, 2 inches tall, with straight, shoulder-length hair, high cheekbones and a prominent jawline -- on Sept. 20, 2011.

Police say she may have worked as a prostitute in New York City in late summer or fall of 2000. That year, her torso was found in the woods in Manorville, 45 miles away. Her head, hands and right foot were discovered in April 2011 near Cedar Beach. | Read more.

Unidentified woman -- April 11, 2011

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An artist's rendering shows a woman whose remains turned up 15 years and more than 20 miles apart along Ocean Parkway. Her legs were found on Fire Island in 1996 and her skull near Jones Beach in April 2011. | Read more.



Unidentified toddler -- April 4, 2011

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Photos released by the Suffolk County Police Department on Sept. 20, 2011 show jewelry that was found along with unidentified human remains at Gilgo Beach.

A female, non-Caucasian toddler thought to be 16 to 32 months old, who was found in April 2011, is a blood relative of another woman found 7 miles away in Nassau near Jones Beach. Police released images of hoop earrings and a rope necklace worn by the toddler, as well as two bracelets found with her adult relative. | Read more.

Unidentified female bones -- April 11, 2011

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An unidentified adult female's bones were found in a plastic bag on April 11, 2011.

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