Timeline: Gilgo Beach serial killer investigation

A timeline of the ongoing investigations in and around the Gilgo Beach area of Long Island's South Shore. The search for bodies, which started with a hunt for a missing woman, Shannan Gilbert, has led police to the discovery of 10 different sets of remains.

April 4, 2011

More remains found as total rises to eight

Three more sets of decomposed remains are recovered, bringing the total to eight. Newsday later learns one is a child wrapped in a blanket. Another consists of a human head in a plastic bag. A third shows clear signs of dismemberment. (April 4, 2011)
 

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