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The mother of a woman whose disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer’s dumping ground has been murdered by another one of her daughters in upstate New York, authorities said. Sarra Gilbert, 27, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of her 52-year-old mother, Mari Gilbert, who was found dead in Sarra’s Ellenville apartment at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Ellenville village police said.
The New Jersey woman's disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer's dumping ground, but police do not believe that she is a victim of foul play. Her family disagrees.
Shannan Gilbert's family say that she was murdered, but police have said she drowned.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Amityville Cemetery, 55 Harrison Ave, in Amityville.
State Troopers reversed course Friday and said the suspect they arrested on drug and vehicular assault charges was trying to avoid a crash.
Police said the suspect was driving on Ocean Parkway when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic.
Police began searching Gilgo Beach on Sunday afternoon after finding an abandoned vehicle nearby.