Tag: shannan gilbert
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.
Attorneys for the family made that announcement on the same week that they released the results of Gilbert’s first autopsy and toxicology tests—which found no trace of drugs in her system.