Vigil For Gaia

25 November 2017, 11:10

Gaia Pope missing Dorset teenager

Friends and family of Gaia Pope will gather in Swanage as the sun sets later, to pay tribute to the 19-year-old.

A candlelit vigil's being held at the town's amphitheatre from 3.45.

Gaia's body was found last week, 11 days after she went missing.

3 people who were originally arrested by Dorset Police in connection to her disappearance have all now been released without charge.

The force is treating her death as "unexplained" until the results of a toxicology test comes back

Her family have posted the following information on social media about today's event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1974751846127835/

Join friends and family this Saturday as we light up Swanage amphitheatre with candle light.

Family and close friends will be invited to share with thanks and stories of our adored Gaia.

Please dress warm and bring a drink so that we can toast a great woman and celebrate the joy she brought to so many lives, as well as the community that wrapped it self around us during a very hard time.

We will gather at 3:45 in time for sunset at 4:10