The daughter of Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who disappeared in 1966 and whose remains were found 51 years later, has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town and its police department, charging that officials “knowingly” concealed the circumstances of the death and “thoroughly” failed to investigate who was responsible. READ
Times Review Media Group executive editor Steve Wick and digital content director Grant Parpan invited readers to share questions about their investigation into the 1966 disappearance of Cutchogue’s Louise Pietrewicz in this ‘live’ episode recorded Thursday afternoon.
Following their story on the final report in the Louise Pietrewicz homicide investigation, Times Review Media Group editors Grant Parpan and Steve Wick talk about what they learned this week, the questions that still exist and the conclusion of an 18-month reporting project.
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Speaking with Southold police investigators in March 2018, shortly before the remains of a Cutchogue woman missing for more than 50 years were discovered, the former wife of the suspected killer revealed that she had told one person about the murder: the man who had been chief of police when it occurred. READ
In October 2017, we published a 10,000-word story called “Gone” that was accompanied by a nearly hour-long documentary. The story and the documentary concerned the October 1966 disappearance of a Cutchogue woman named Louise Pietrewicz. READ
The remains of Louise Pietrewicz of Cutchogue, who vanished without a trace in October 1966, were unearthed March 19 in the basement of the Southold house her married boyfriend, former Southold police officer William Boken, shared with his wife and children. READ