OAK BEACH, N.Y. (WCBS 880) – Family and friends of a missing woman feared to be the victim of a possible serial killer met on a Long Island beach on Sunday for what would have been the woman’s 24th birthday.
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Shannon Gilbert has been missing for more than a year, but her friends and family have not given up hope.
“You know we have to keep this story out there,” family friend Michelle Cutler said at a vigil on Oak Beach, Long Island.
Cutler said despite the fact that they still don’t know Gilbert’s whereabouts, the birthday remains important.
“They need support and if I can help them do that, then that’s why I’m here,” she said.