NY police probing serial killer find phone, jeans

An officer from the Suffolk County Police Department's K-9 Unit uses a dog to search through the brush along the median of Ocean Parkway, near Oak Beach in Long Island, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Under dense fog, officers continued the search for missing 24-year-old Jersey City sex-worker Shannan Gilbert, focusing along Ocean Parkway, from the Robert Moses Causeway to Tobay Beach, state police said. (AP Photo/Kevin P. Coughlin)

December 7, 2011 12:58:05 PM PST
Police investigating a suspected serial murder on New York's Long Island say they have found a purse, cellphone and jeans belonging to a missing New Jersey prostitute.