A suspect has been arrested for the so-called Gilgo Beach Murders, a famous unsolved case since the appearance over several years of at least ten bodies washed up on a New York state beach area, authorities reported this Friday.
Rex Heuermann, a 59-year-old architect, He was arrested late Thursday and charged today for the alleged murder of three of those women, while he is considered the main suspect in the death of a fourth, according to court documents.
Heuermann appeared before a judge in the Long Island (New York) region to plead not guilty of the accusations, according to local media, which ensure that the alleged serial killer did not show any kind of emotion during the hearing.
The man, married with two children He is accused of a series of crimes that date back to 2010 and that were highly publicized in the United States.
The case was opened as a result of the disappearance in May of that year of a woman who worked as a prostitute on Long Island; In the months that followed, while searching for clues to her whereabouts, police discovered several bodies in a remote coastal area near where she had last been seen.