Criminology – CJC 112
Long Island Ripper
July 2007 to Current
Serial Killer in Long Island on the loose and cases still unsolved. Bodies of at least 10-14 Murdered victims associated with prostitution in dumped on the South side of Long Island and in some cases unidentified. Investigators believe the suspect is a resident of Long Island. Murders discovered over last 15 years and seem to be linked according to investigators. Investigators believe the murders are being done by one particular person. There are no known witnesses. Victimology:
Six women between the ages of 20-27 were identified as prostitutes who advertised their services online. Four sets of remains were found all within two miles of each other which included two women, a man, and a toddler. There are also other cases but are not officially linked at this time. Criminology of Offender:
Of the ten bodies, four were found strangled and their bodies wrapped in a burlap sack. The bodies were always found at another place other than the site where the murder was originally done. Most of the bodies were found along the South Shore of Long Island. Suspect contacted the victims by phone because of their advertisement by internet. Very high intelligence because of the knowledge of police procedures possibly by ties to law enforcement. Victim/Offender Interaction:
Most cases, the interaction was through prostitution but there were some where the interaction was unknown. Modus Operandi:
No valuable taken that we know of at this time. No weapons found or any evidence at all. Most of the murder victims were strangled and bodies found dumped along the South side of Long Island wrapped in burlap sacks. Most of the cases were linked by prostitution. Most of the victims were prostitutes advertising themselves over internet.
Long Island Ripper Profile Report
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