Shaniesha Forbes

Shaniesha Forbes (credit: CBS2)

Man Convicted In 2013 Death Of Brooklyn Girl

Christian Ferdinand was convicted Monday in the death of Shaniesha Forbes, whose naked and charred body was discovered in Gerritsen Beach on Jan. 6, 2013, two days after she disappeared.


The charred body of Shaniesha Forbes, 14, washed up on Gerritsen Beach in January. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man From Maine Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Teen

Christian Ferdinand, 20, from Limestone, Maine was arrested overnight and charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 14-year-old Shaniesha Forbes, police said.


Shaniesha Forbes

ME: 14-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Found Dead On Beach Was Killed

Shaniesha Forbes died of “homicidal asphyxiation,” which includes suffocation and smothering, the medical examiner’s office said.


Shaniesha Forbes

Family Demands Justice In Teenage Girl’s Slaying In Brooklyn

Friends and loved ones were calling for justice this weekend, in the death of a teenage girl whose charred, naked body was found on Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn.