Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect’s household to make $1m from documentary deal, says report | EUROtoday
The Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect’s household is ready to make greater than $1m from a documentary within the works, say experiences.
Rex Heuermann is accused of murdering Amber Lynn Costello, 27, Melissa Barthelemy, 24, and Megan Waterman, 22, whose stays had been discovered at Gilgo Beach in Long Island, New York between 2010 and 2011.
He has additionally been named the prime suspect within the homicide of Maureen Brainard-Barnes – who was final seen alive in early June 2007 in New York City.
The documentary is being labored on on the NBCUniversal-owned Peacock streaming community, in accordance with NewsNation.
Mr Heuermann’s estranged spouse, Asa Ellerup, and their two grownup youngsters, Victoria and Christopher, have reportedly bought their life rights for the documentary, reported the outlet.
His legal professionals are additionally reportedly receiving funds for participating within the documentary.
The 4 victims, collectively often called the “Gilgo Four”, all labored as intercourse employees and disappeared after going to satisfy a shopper.
Their our bodies had been present in December 2010 inside one-quarter mile of one another, sure by belts or tape and a few wrapped in burlap – all dumped alongside Gilgo Beach.
In whole, the stays of 11 victims had been discovered alongside the shores of Long Island in 2010 and 2011, sparking fears of a number of serial killers.
The case started again in May 2010 when Shannan Gilbert, a younger girl working as a intercourse employee, vanished after leaving a shopper’s home on foot close to Gilgo Beach. She referred to as 911 for assist saying she feared for her life and was by no means seen alive once more.
During a seek for Gilbert in dense thicket near the seaside, police found human stays. Within days, 4 victims had been discovered.
By spring 2011, the variety of victims rose to 10.
Gilbert’s physique was then present in December 2011. Her reason behind demise is extensively contested with authorities lengthy claiming that it isn’t linked to the serial killer or killers however that she died from unintentional drowning as she fled from the shopper’s residence.
However, an unbiased post-mortem commissioned by her household dominated that she died by strangulation and her household continues to consider she was murdered.
No costs have been introduced in connection to the opposite victims additionally discovered alongside the shores.
Court information present that Mr Heuermann was linked to the “Gilgo Four” murders by a tip about his pickup truck, a stash of burner telephones, “sadistic” on-line searches and cellphone calls taunting victims’ households.
His DNA was additionally discovered on one of many victims, whereas his spouse’s hair was discovered on three of the 4 ladies he’s linked to, in accordance with prosecutors.
Investigators are persevering with to work to find out if Mr Heuermann can be linked to any of the opposite victims – whereas legislation enforcement officers throughout the nation are probing chilly case murders for any potential ties.
The Independent has reached out to Peacock for remark.