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Rex Heuermann Brother: Who Is Craig Heuermann?

Rex Heuermann gained notoriety as a Gilgo Beach murder suspect, and his brother Craig Heuermann has since been identified as having been convicted of killing a New York police officer. According to reports, the fatal occurrence occurred in 1988, when Craig was only 22 years old. Craig, the younger brother of Rex, is said to have been high when he collided with the police officer’s vehicle.

Learn about his age, wife, and other additional details via this bio.

Meet Craig Heuermann, Long Island Serial Killer Rex Heuermann Brother

Long Island serial killer Craig Heuermann was the son of Theodore and Dolores Heuermann. Besides Craig, the couple also shared another son named Craig Heuermann.

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney confirmed that Rex is under arrest in a news conference on July 14, 2023. “These young women went missing between July 2007 and September 2010. They were found in September 2010 by the Suffolk County Police Department and then there was nothing, absolutely nothing. For the next 13 years, their cases went unsolved. Until today,” Tierney said.

According to NBC News, Rex Heuermann’s attorney, Michael J. Brown, told reporters that Heuermann maintains his innocence and called the accusations “extremely circumstantial in nature.” “The only thing he did say, as he was in tears, was ‘I didn’t do this,'” Michael said, according to NBC News. “He’s distraught. He’s clearly distraught about the charges here.”

But you’ll be surprised to know that Rex pleaded guilty to “criminally negligent homicide of a man” when he was 22.

Court documents show that Craig was once accused of causing a head-on crash in Massapequa that killed a man named Winnion Buskey. Winnion’s obituary, obtained through, says he was a captain. A Newsday article from 1988, also accessed through, says Winnion was a captain for the city housing police.

A 1988 article in The New York Daily News says Winnion was driving to a bowling league. “Mr. Heuermann was charged with various offenses as a result of the accident and pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and one of two counts of driving while intoxicated,” the documents say.

They note: “The cause of this accident was the negligent driving by an intoxicated driver. The evidence showed Mr. Heuermann had a blood alcohol level of .20, twice the legal limit (see, Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1192), and a blood cocaine level of .05 milligrams. Obviously, this was a man who should not have been driving.”

Rex and Craig Heuermann shared a home on First Avenue in Massapequa Park where they were both raised. Rex made the decision to resume his work as an architect in spite of the horrifying accusations and Craig’s subsequent incarceration. He eventually acquired the family house in 1994.

Craig Heuermann Age

Craig Heuermann reached age 57 in 2023. 1966 happens to be his birth year.

Craig Heuermann Job

Craig Heuermann and Rex Heuermann both attended Berner High School in Massapequa in 1981. The school was the alumnus of Alec and Billy Baldwin.

After the news, Billy took to his IG and wrote, “Shocked to learn this morning that the Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect was my high school classmate Rex Heuermann. Berner High School Massapequa, New York Class of 1981 Married, two kids, architect. “Average guy… quiet, family man.” Mind-boggling… Massapequa is in shock. 23andMe strikes again???.”

Unfortunately, there isn’t much about Craig’s career and there are no public records of him other than the recent articles after his brother’s arrest and the 1988 accident incident.

Is Craig Heuermann On Instagram?

No, Craig Heuermann is not on Instagram or Facebook.

Craig Heuermann Wife

Craig Heuermann appears to be married to Jacqueline “Jackie” Heuermann. There aren’t many details about Jackie and Craig’s marriage.

The public record reveals that Jackie was born in 1970 and is 53 years old and she is residing in Chester, South Carolina. Jackie appears to be employed as an NRCS soil conservation technician in Chester.

There is no information about his kids.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Craig Heuermann Birthday?

Craig Heuermann’s birthday is in February.

  • Where Does Craig Heuermann Reside?

Craig resides in Chester, South Carolina. He reportedly relocated there around 30 years ago, according to other data. After Rex was detained by police and accused of the Gilgo Beach killings on Friday, July 14, information about Craig’s prior conviction came to light.

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