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Monday afternoon, friends and family came together to celebrate the life of Brittany Eldridge on what would have been her birthday.

The Knoxville woman was found dead in her Northwest Knoxville apartment in December 2011. She was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time of her death.

Eldridge's family and friends met at Sherwood Memorial Gardens this afternoon in Alcoa. That's where Eldridge is buried.

She would have been 28 years old had she lived. Her child, Zeke, would have been almost two.

Brittany's mother said her family remains frustrated over the case. So far, no one has been charged in her death.

She said they came together Monday to keep Eldridge's memory alive in the meantime.

"It gives me a huge relief knowing she's in heaven looking down on us not only as an angel, but seeing what we're doing in her memory," Eldridge's mom Robin Owens. "We're celebrating her birthday even though she's not here. It's still a happy occasion and it would be for her if she were still here with us."

She says the Knoxville Police Department is still waiting on test results to come back from the case.

Ever since Eldridge's death, her family has made sure to do charitable acts in her name.

They most recently held a teddy bear drive for kids at Children's Hospital.

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