The body of Brooklyn Heights resident Julia Campbell, 40, a Peace Corps volunteer in the Phillippines was found in a shallow grave according to WCBS-TV. She had been missing since April 8.
WCBS-TV: Mystery Surrounds New Yorker's Death..: News of her death hit this Brooklyn Heights community hard. She was well known and loved. Candles now illuminate the entrance of the building where she lived."A lot of people have been praying and I am so happy they found her so they can bring her home," Michael Rycheck said. An autopsy will be conducted in Manilla to determine the cause of death. Meanwhile, Campbell's family is making arrangements for her funeral in Virginia. Campbell was planning to return home this summer and attend graduate school at NYU in the fall. In the next few days her friends will be planting a memorial tree in their neighborhood and holding a service.