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FBI Agents To Assist Suffolk County Police In Gilgo Beach Bodies Case

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Two FBI agents will assist Suffolk County police in their 5-year-old investigation into 10 sets of human remains found along Gilgo Beach and Ocean Parkway.

Other bureau staff will provide technical assistance.

Suffolk Deputy Police Commissioner Tim Sini said the FBI also will again provide a behavioral science team to do a full profile of the killer or killers.

"They have tremendous technical expertise and resources to help us move this case forward," Sini told WCBS 880's Sophia Hall.

More: Map And Timeline Of Investigation

Sini declined to provide details about the investigation, saying the department didn't want to compromise it.

"I can't get into detail about the various things they can do for us because it would reveal the type of evidence we have or are looking to gather, it would reveal our investigative steps which could jeopardize our investigation," Sini said.

Five of the 10 victims have yet to be identified.

Sini said officials met at the FBI's Long Island headquarters this week to work out their partnership. Suffolk officials first announced that the FBI would be joining the probe last month.

"Anyone who can offer value to this case has a seat at the table, this is a collaborative process, we want to work with all of our law enforcement partners in the region to solve this case, that's our objective," Sini said.

A FBI spokeswoman said she couldn't confirm that the meeting took place.

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