Police Find Belongings Of Woman Who Sparked L.I. Serial Killer Investigation

Earlier this week Long Island police were vague about what exactly they found during their continuing search of a marshy area near where Shannan Gilbert, a 24-year-old sex worker from New Jersey, was last spotted a year ago. Yesterday, detectives announced that they've recovered Gilbert's jeans, shoes, cell phone, and purse with her ID inside. There's still no sign of her remains, but they say this supports their theory that after meeting with a client she ran off and wound up drowning in the marsh. "It's very easy to get engulfed with water, muck, and fall down and not be able to get out of there," said Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer. The search for Gilbert led to the discovery of 10 bodies police believe to be the victims of a serial killer, but authorities think Gilbert's disappearance was unrelated.