Vigil held for teen found dead near Gerritsen Beach

The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death for a missing 14-year-old girl who was found dead on Sunday.

The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death for a missing 14-year-old girl who was found dead on Sunday. (1/10/13)

BROOKLYN - Community leaders and loved ones gathered at a prayer vigil tonight for an East Flatbush teenager who was found dead near Gerritsen Beach.

Shaniesha Forbes was reported missing by her family last Friday and her burned body turned up just two days later. Investigators say there were no clear signs of trauma.

The medical examiner is still trying to determine exactly how the 14-year-old died.  

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