Medical examiner: Shaniesha Forbes, 14, was asphyxiated before being burned on Gerristen Beach

A medical examiner has determined that a murder victim was asphyxiated before she was burned on Gerritsen Beach. Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared from her home

Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared from her home on January 4.  Her burned body was found two days later in Gerritsen Beach.

Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared from her home on January 4. Her burned body was found two days later in Gerritsen Beach. (5/3/13)

BROOKLYN - A medical examiner has determined that a murder victim was asphyxiated before she was burned on Gerritsen Beach.

Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared from her home on January 4. Her burned body was found two days later in Gerritsen Beach.

Police have still not made an arrest in the case.
 

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