Support for Abbie Smith’s Family

The tragic death of 11 year old Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith last week, allegedly at the hands of her 18 year old Keansburg neighbor, Andreas Erazo, has resulted in an outpouring of generous support for Abbie’s family.

A total of $26,055, plus meal donations, has been raised by three social media campaigns since Friday, July 14, the day after Abbie’s remains were found near her home and Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced that her death was being investigated as a homicide.

The family is still accepting donations here.

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Accused killer of Abbie Smith ‘literally had demons,’ friend says

KEANSBURG — The teenager accused of stabbing an 11-year-old borough girl to death this week “literally had demons” and had shown a pattern of lashing out in anger, according to people who knew him and his family. Andreas Erazo, 18, was charged Thursday with murder hours after authorities found AbbieGail “Abbie” Smith’s body behind an apartment… Read the rest of this entry »

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Arrest Made In Keansburg Girl’s Murder

Andreas Erazo, 18, who lives in the same Keansburg apartment building that Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith called home, was arrested today for murder of the 11 year old girl.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office posted on their facebook page:

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Keansburg Girl’s Death Being Investigated As A Homicide

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said that Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith’s body was found near her Keansburg home at about 10:45 this morning and that her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Speaking outside the Hancock Apartments where Abbie lived, Gramiccioni did not announce the cause or manner of death.

Abbie, 11 years old, was last seen by a family member at home last night at about 8:45 and was reported missing around 10:45, the Prosecutor said.

Gramiccioni  asked anyone with information in regard to Abbiegail’s death to contact Monmouth County Detective Wayne Raynor at 1-800-533-7443 or the Keansburg Police Department at 732-787-0600.

Anonymous tips can be sent to 1-800-671-4400. Tipsters can also text “MONMOUTH” and their tip to 274637 or submit information HERE.

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Posted: July 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Missing Keansburg Girl Has Been Found, Condition Not Disclosed

UPDATE: Abbie was found dead in the vicinity of her home this morning. Her death in being investigated as a homicide.

A Monmouth County law enforcement source confirmed that Abbie Smith, the 11 year old Keansburg girl who went missing last night, has been located.  The source would not confirm that she is safe and sound. “All I can tell you is that she has been located and that we are talking to her family,” the source said.

Charles Webster, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said that Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni will be meeting the the press at the Keansburg Police Department sometime after 12:30 this afternoon.

 

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Keansburg Police Searching For Missing 11 Year Old Girl

UPDATE: ABBIE HAS BEEN LOCATED; CONDITION NOT DISCLOSED

The Keansburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith, an 11 year old resident of the borough who was last seen in her Hancock Street apartment at about 9:45 last night and was noticed missing at 10:50 p.m.

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