Friends, Family Gather at Vigil for Jamisha Gilbert - - ABC13

Friends, Family Gather at Vigil for Jamisha Gilbert


Lynchburg, VA - Friends and family of Jamisha Gilbert gathered Monday evening to honor the 18-year-old near the spot her body was found.

Gilbert was announced missing on December 1.

Jamisha's body was found last Wednesday at the Megginson Cemetery off of Route 460 in Lynchburg.

The gathering was organized via social media through the SHOPO Women's foundation, a group that aims to provide positive opportunities for young women.

The ceremony was held at the Megginson School, less than a mile from the cemetery.

ABC 13 received word Monday that a funeral service for Gilbert will be held Wednesday at the Court Street Baptist Church in Lynchburg.

Gilbert's burial is slated for a later date in Maryland.

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