Authorities are scrutinizing over new information that may link the Gilgo Beach serial killings with a missing South Carolina woman.
"We're prepared to go forward, defend this case in a court of law, and we will go to trial." — Rex Heuermann's attorney.
The North Shore High School alumnus recalled his friend as a "creative" and "empathetic" person.
Investigators on Friday morning identified the Gilgo Beach victim referred to as "Jane Doe No. 7" as Karen Vergata.
A former classmate says Rex Heuermann purposely tried to hurt her. Police used K-9 units to further search his home.
Investigators in New Jersey were reportedly looking into whether Rex Heuermann is linked to the killings of four Atlantic City sex workers.
Search for evidence expands. A psychologist analyzes Rex Heuermann. Read on to learn today's updates in the Gilgo Beach serial killings.
Mitochondrial analysis was a key component in connecting suspect Rex Heuermann in the deaths of three sex workers, the DA says.
Police say they are investigating whether Rex Heuremann is linked to other unsolved crimes, reports say.
The attorney asserted that his client has no criminal history and is a "loving" husband and father, reports say.
Police executed search warrants on two storage units, in relation to the Gilgo Beach murders, officials said.