The True Story Behind Netflix Drama Lost Girls

The True Story Behind Netflix Drama Lost Girls

Is Lost Girls based on a true story?

Yes. The Netflix series Lost Girls is the story of Mari Gilbert’s search for the truth behind what happened to her daughter Shannan Gilbert, 24, a part time escort who disappeared after a “date? on Long Island on May 1, 2010, Pleading to police to take her concerns seriously, she keeps pushing the police for answers. Mari Gilbert’s insistence that her daughter not be overlooked leads to a horror hidden on Long Island for more than a decade . The bodies of 19 young women discovered buried in shallow graves along Ocean Parkway in the area of Jones Beach State Park. Though the search for the killer is still ongoing, Mari Gilbert’s dedication to giving her daughter and other forgotten women a voice, and the attention they deserve, has kept the case alive.

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Who killed Shannan Gilbert?

This is still unknown. The Long Island serial killer has not been found, or identified.

What happened to Mari Gilbert?

Mari Gilbert was stabbed to death by her daughter Sarra in July 2016. Sarra’s mental health which included schizophrenia.

Sarra Gibert was charged with second-degree murder and sentenced in August 2017 for 25 years.

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