Who is Rex Heuermann?The Gilgo Beach serial killer who has been arrested after DNA found on pizza box

Rex Heuermann

Rex Heuermann will be discussed in this post. We will tell you about his role in the Gilgo beach killings and how he was discovered as the serial killer.

Who is Rex Heuermann?

Rex Heuermann
Rex Heuermann Image Credit: NYpost

He is a 59 year old man. Heuemann is a married man and a father of two for that matter.

Rex Heuermann who is from New York is an architect. He works as an Architect with a New York based firm.

He is also a former class mate to Billy Baldwin, a Hollywood actor. The suspect’s home is located in 1st Avenue in Massapequa Park, Long Island.

He appeared in court today(Friday) and pleaded “not guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and other charges”.

The suspect is the owner as well as founder of the Midtown architecture firm by name  RH Consultants and Associates.

His firms clients include “Catholic Charities, NYC-DEP Sewerage Treatment, and American airlines”.

What is the Gilgo killings which Rex Heuermann has been charged?

The Gilgo killings refers to the killing of four women  back in 2010.

The women were found wrapped in what has been described as in “burlap”.

The bodies of the women were found  within days of each other.

How was Rex Heuermann linked to the murder and how was this linkage established leading to his arrest?

His linkage to the Gilgo killings was established through the DNA from the hair of victim Megan Waterman which  matched with that of Heuermann.

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The DNA of Heuermann was taken by investigators from a discarded pizza crust of Heuermann in January.

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The Pizza crust through which the DNA of the suspect was taken and paired against one of the victims.
Rex Heuermann
The Discarded Pizza box.

The New York Post also named other things that connects him to the crime.

The post documents show that Cellphone bills which are  linked to Heuermann showed that the suspect used a burner phone to meet up with three of the four victims.

The 59 year old Heuermann is also linked to a particular cellphone which is on  a surveillance video.

He allegedly bought the device from a store in Midtown Manhattan.

Other documents relating the 59 year old to the murder include :”A burner phone allegedly used by Heuermann placed a menacing call to victim Melissa Barthelemy’s relative after her death”.sted Thursday after cops had staked out his home on 1st Avenue in Massapequa Park, Long Island, and office in midtown Manhattan.


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