A VILE monster is prowling Atlantic City’s sordid underbelly of sex, drugs and gambling — poised to strike again after a baffling five-week serial murder spree that claimed the lives of four women and left the faded resort city holding its breath!

Known as the Eastbound Strangler, the twisted predator observed a bizarre ritual: choking the life out of his victims then laying them facedown — in the same ditch — without their shoes and socks.

Despite a $25,000 reward, the beast has eluded capture since 2006. Now, top forensic scientist Dr. Brent Turvey has developed a chilling analysis that may blow the investigation wide open!

Find out more about this boardwalk nightmare in this week's issue of GLOBE Magazine available at your nearest Wal-Mart, supermarket or newsstand.