Composite released for Gilgo Beach victim, Counseling offered by town after the death of a teen and other local news stories for January 8th, 2012

Written by Hannah M.  |  08. January 2012

Cops Release Sketch of Ocean Parkway Victim

Suffolk County Police have released a composite sketch of another one of the unidentified victims found scattered in marshlands on Long Island beaches, and believed to be the work of a serial killer. This most recent sketch is of the unidentified woman who’s remains were found this year – and found to match a pair of severed legs that had been found on Fire Island in 1996.  In September, sketches of 2 other victims were also release, and there are 2 victims who have not had sketches released yet. There are still many unanswered questions as this investigation continues –but it is the hope of police that someone will recognize the sketches, and be able to identify the victims.

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Grief Counseling Offered to Help Town Mourn Death of Teen

Grief counseling services are being offered starting today at the North Shore Baptist Church in Kings Park in light of the recent tragic death of local teenager Nicholas Hein. Nicholas died on Friday after his dirt bike collided with a vehicle on Cedar Road. There was a vigil held on Saturday evening, which was attended by hundreds of members of the community – many of them students from the High School, who are devastated by the loss of their friend, and classmate. District Superintendant Susan Agrusso commented that this is a good opportunity for students affected by this tragic accident to share their feelings.

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Drunk Driver Crashes into Patrol Car

A thirty seven year old man from Westbury, Matthew Cammarota, was arrested by police yesterday morning at 6 AM, after he was chased by police after refusing to pull over. Cammarota was driving his Jeep “erratically” eastbound on Old Country Road in East Meadow, where he ultimately ended up crashing into a Nassau County Police Sergeant’s vehicle. Additional officers that had responded to the scene to assist arrested Cammarota, who is being charged with reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, assault, and criminal mischief.

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Man Charged in LIE Accident

The Long Island Expressway has been completely cleared of a fatal accident, that had lanes both east and westbound on the Expressway closed since early this morning, when a drunk driver crashed, killing another driver. Twenty eight year old Alexis Morillo of Queens has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, driving while intoxicated, as well as a slew of other charges.

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