Funeral Set for Va. Teen, Investigation Continues

By: Virginia AP Email
By: Virginia AP Email

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- A funeral service is scheduled Wednesday for a Lynchburg teenager whose body was found several days after she disappeared.

The News & Advance ( ) says the service for 18-year-old Jamisha Gilbert will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Court Street Baptist Church in Lynchburg. Interment will be in Maryland at a later date.

Friends will hold a candlelight vigil at 5 p.m. Monday at the Megginson School.

Police are continuing to investigate Gilbert's death.

She was reported missing on Dec. 1 by her mother. Searchers found Gilbert's body on Dec. 4 in a wooded area.

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