3 more sets of human remains found during Gilgo Beach probe

OAK BEACH - Suffolk County authorities will continue their search of the area between Gilgo Beach and Oak Beach Tuesday after three more sets of human remains were discovered today.

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer announced that a total of eight sets of human remains had been found, the victims of a suspected serial killer.

Investigators have searched more than 7 miles of dense undergrowth several times since the first discoveries in December.

The most recent victims have not yet been identified, but Dormer says the medical examiner should be able to make a swift determination if any of the recent human remains belong to missing 24-year-old Shannon Gilbert, of New Jersey.

The westbound side of Ocean Parkway will remain closed from Captree to Jones Beach as the search moves forward, but eastbound lanes will stay open.

Dormer says people who live in the communities impacted by the investigation can show their ID and be escorted by an officer back to their house.

AP wire services were used in this report.

Follow up to Gilgo Beach police search news conference Police to shut Ocean Parkway westbound on MondayPolice: Remains found near Gilgo Beach are not missing NJ woman

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