April 24, 2024

Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Suspected By Trump Org When Hired

Suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann was a popular New York City architect with a large number of residential and commercial clients — including the Trump Organization, city records show.

A 2018 New York City Department of Buildings filing shows the Trump Organization hired Heuermann to work on 40 Wall Street, a property when reported as “the biggest deal” the former president ever made. The filing says Heuermann was hired to “renovate 17th-floor office space to make minor partitioning and plumbing changes” at the 72-story Manhattan property built in 1930.

“No change of use, departure or occupancy under this application,” the October 2018 filing states, adding that the total estimated cost of the property is $205,017.

The filing was first reported by The Real Deal, a real estate news site. The vice president of property management for Trump’s firm is listed on the filing, and a Trump spokeswoman did not immediately respond for comment.

It was not immediately clear how involved Heuermann was in the project in the building that the Trump Organization bought in 1995 for less than $8 million. The IS the building’s website the 1.3-million-square-foot building in the Financial District says it has “unobstructed city and water views, as well as superior Trump management and white-glove concierge services.” The website added: “One of the most recognizable properties anywhere in the world.”

Trump himself spoke about the iconic building. In the 2015 South Carolina town hall event, according to BloombergThen-candidate Trump called the property “iconic and wonderful.”

“They don’t want to talk about 40 Wall Street,” Trump said of critics of his businesses.

In his 2008 book, Trump Don’t Give Up, the former president also claimed that the building’s tenants are “many of the world’s best businesses.” Bloomberg reported in 2016 that since Trump acquired the building, prosecutors have filed criminal charges against nearly 30 people related to a dozen alleged scams involving the building.

The strange connection between the former president and the suspected serial killer comes as investigators expand their investigation to several states, including South Carolina and Nevada.

Last week, Heuermann was arrested for killing three women at least twenty years old, whose remains were found along with several other remains in marshes near Gilgo Beach, Long Island.

Heuermann has pleaded not guilty to the murders of Melissa Barthelemy, Megan Waterman, and Amber Costello and is being held without bail. He remains the prime suspect in the killing of the fourth victim, Maureen Brainard-Barnes. An attorney for Heuermann did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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