Long Island Serial Killer

The Gilgo Killer, The Craigslist Ripper

  Active for 21 years
(1996-2016) in United States

10

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

16

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 2 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 24 Books About Long Island Serial Killer
  14. 2 External References
  15. Internal References

Long Island Serial Killer The Long Island Serial Killer is currently unidentified. Also known as The Gilgo Killer, The Gilgo Beach Killer, The Seashore Serial Killer and The Craigslist Ripper. Believed to have murdered 10 to 16 people associated with the sex trade, all victims were strangled and most bodies wrapped in burlap sacks after being dismembered. It has been suggested that the serial killer is most likely a white male in his mid-20s to mid-40s who is very familiar with the South Shore of Long Island and who has access to burlap sacks which he uses to contain the bodies. A&E The Killing Season (2016) follows this case. Joel Rifkin and John Bittrolff are possible suspects in the Long Island serial killer case.

Long Island Serial Killer Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Long Island Serial Killer (aka) The Gilgo Killer, The Craigslist Ripper, was active for 21 years between 1996-2016, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Long Island Serial Killer a citizen of the United States of America.

In 1996 Long Island Serial Killer started his/her killing spree, during his/her crimes as a serial killer he/she was known to strangle, mutilate, and murder his/her victims.

Profile Completeness: 42%
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Long Island Serial Killer has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 months ago.

Long Island Serial Killer a known:

Long Island Serial Killer
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-03-05 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Long Island serial killer
Nickname: The Gilgo Killer, The Craigslist Ripper
Victims: 10 - 16
Years Active: 1996 - 2016
Active Countries: United States
Characteristics
Gender: N/A
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
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Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
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Cause of Death: N/A
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Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
2 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Long Island Serial Killer

The 2 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Long Island Serial Killer. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1996
Long Island Serial Killer started his/her serial killing spree. #1996
2016
Long Island Serial Killer ended his/her serial killing spree. #2016
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Long Island Serial Killer (1996-2016).

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
strangle TRUE 437
mutilated TRUE 440
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436


Books that Mention Long Island Serial Killer

Book: The Amityville Horror (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Jay Anson
The Amityville Horror
Book: Lost Girls (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Robert Kolker
Lost Girls
Book: Lost Girls (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Robert Kolker
Lost Girls
Book: Lost Girls (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Robert Kolker
Lost Girls
Book: The Last Victim (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Jason Moss
The Last Victim
Book: The Midnight Assassin (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Skip Hollandsworth
The Midnight Assassin
Book: My Life Among the Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Dr. Helen Morrison
My Life Among the Serial Killers
Book: The Serial Killers Club (mentions serial killer Long Island Serial Killer)
Jeff Povey
The Serial Killers Club

24 Books that mention Serial Killer
Long Island Serial Killer

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1416507698 The Amityville Horror 2
0062183672 Lost Girls 2
006218363x Lost Girls 1
0062183656 Lost Girls 1
0759528306 The Last Victim 25
0805097686 The Midnight Assassin 6
0061809594 My Life Among the Serial... 33
0446196606 The Serial Killers Club 1
1476793255 Murder in the Bayou 4
0786030577 Lost Girls 2
1476793271 Murder in the Bayou 1
1632201895 Why We Love Serial Killer... 4
1512601276 Shallow Graves 4
1629144320 Why We Love Serial Killer... 3
1402237464 The Killer Book of Infamo... 1
0786037784 Deadly Lust 3
1466863129 Garden of Graves 2
1479718505 Confessions of the Oak Be... 1
1986277038 Joel Rifkin 2
099382322x Serial Killer Quarterly V... 1
1519348827 Unearthing a Serial Kille... 1
1329021398 The Esoteric Codex: Unide... 25
1285401689 Serial Murderers and thei... 8
1479718521 Confessions of the Oak Be... 1

The Long Island serial killer (also referred to as LISK, the Gilgo Beach Killer or the Craigslist Ripper) is an unidentified suspected serial killer who is believed to have murdered 10 to 16 people associated with prostitution, over a period of nearly 20 years, and dumped their bodies along the Ocean Parkway, near the remote Long Island, New York beach towns of Gilgo and Oak Beach in Suffolk County, and the area of Jones Beach State Park in Nassau County. The remains of four victims were found in December 2010, while six more sets of remains were found in March and April 2011.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Long Island serial killer on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Q1138748 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 23, 2018.
Internal References

Long Island Serial Killer is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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  2. #44 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  3. #70 of 326 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #83 of 249 [ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #186 of 649 [ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #303 of 649 [ Page 21 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #485 of 649 [ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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