GILGA BEACH, Long Island (WABC) — A new investigation into the Gilgo Beach murders leads the FBI to a dead man in Alabama. Investigators believe that he may have had something to do with the woman and her child who were found murdered.

They say the woman had a distinctive peach tattoo on her chest.

Almost 12 years after launch The Gilgo Beach serial killer casewhich discovered 10 human remains – mostly women, one man and even a child – the investigation is still ongoing.

The FBI is now asking for help from residents in south Mobile, Alabama, in hopes of identifying the female victim and her infant.

“We are very positive about this confidential investigation,” Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney said.

Tierney remained tight-lipped about new identifications in the case, but Mobile police posted a message on their Facebook page saying the FBI is looking for relatives and friends of the now-deceased Elijah Howard.

They believe it could be the key to identifying Jane Doe #3, the woman they call Peach after her tattoo, and her young daughter.

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison did not speak Tuesday, but in the past about the activation of the team to solve the case.

“From what I’ve seen so far, there are some great leads that give us a chance to crack this case,” Harrison said in December 2021.

“If you do your due diligence, it’s not just going to take you all over Suffolk County, it’s not just going to take you all over the state of New York, but if you do it right, it’s going to take you all over the country,” Tierney said.

The FBI previously released a photo of the serial killer’s belt, but there are no major cracks on the case yet.

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