Update: Myrtle Beach Police have identified three or four “persons of interest” (fancy speak for suspects) in the Spring Break disappearance of Brittanee Drexel. They have not released  the names of the suspects. Sadly, they also believe that the 17-year old is no longer alive. The tips that led to the identification of the persons of interest started rolling in during December. More information can be found here.

Dancing to deal with a disappearance.

Family and friends came together Tuesday night at a dance concert to support the search for a missing Chili teen.

Brittanee Drexel was last seen April 25th while on spring break in Myrtle Beach.

Brittanee’s little sister Myrissa Drexel performed at the concert hoping to help bring her sister home.

News 10NBC was at Gates Chili High School for the benefit for Brittanee.

Myrissa Drexel was kickin’ it old school Tuesday night dancing to an old Boyz to Men song.

“It’s just awesome how everybody’s here supporting us,” Myrissa said.

She was just one of dozens of dancers from studios across the area. All of them came together to support Brittanee.

“Without them we couldn’t do it,” said the missing teen’s father Chad Drexel. “We’d be lost in the shuffle.”

Drexel and his family continue to be amazed by the support from the community.

“The community’s blown us away with the amount of love and support they’ve given us,” said Chad Drexel. “There’s no words to say other than, ‘Thank you so much.'”

The search for Brittanee continues to get national attention. Brittanee’s mom Dawn Drexel appeared on Tuesday night’s edition of “Nancy Grace” on CNN.

“So they’re working as hard as they can,” said Dawn Drexel of the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

While they’re working back here in Rochester people are praying.

Dawn Drexel’s co-workers from EBS RMSCO organized a special mass Tuesday night at Saint Helen’s Church in Gates.

“I just want to help Dawn and the family out in any possible way I can,” said co-worker Jennifer DiMaggio.

“Of course, we’re all praying for Brittanee to come home safe and sound,” added Dawn’s director at work Karen Nicholson.

Back at Gates-Chili High School the evening ended with a special solo dance by Brittanee’s little sister Myrissa. She danced to the song, “Somewhere Out There.”

“I know that if she sees this she will be happy, and hopefully that will bring her home,” said Myrissa.

It is nice to see that the family has stuck together. Brittanee Drexel’s parents are divoced but they aren’t out there saying horrible things about one another.
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