OAK BEACH, N.Y. – Police have resumed the search for a New Jersey prostitute who disappeared last year after visiting a home on Long Island.
Suffolk County Commissioner Richard Dormer said last week that investigators don't believe Shannan Gilbert is one of the victims of a suspected serial killer. But police say there's still a possibility that Gilbert may be dead, and that her body could be in the same area.
The search Monday is expected to cover an area from the Robert Moses Causeway near Captree west to Tobay Beach.
Dormer says detectives now think one person is probably responsible for all 10 of the deaths dating back to 1996.
Four bodies were found last December, strewn along a remote barrier beach. The remains of six others were uncovered later.