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 11, 2011

Another gruesome discovery

A state trooper finds human bones in a plastic bag less than 40 feet from Ocean Parkway on state-owned land, about 1.5 miles east of the Jones Beach tower. About four hours later, a Suffolk officer and a cadaver dog find a human skull west of Tobay Beach. A source said a preliminary analysis of the skull suggests it is of a woman, but likely too old to be Gilbert. (April 11, 2011)

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