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Family Plans Vigil For Missing Staten Island Man

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The family of a missing Staten Island man is planning a vigil Friday night at the spot where he was last seen.

John Casalaspro of West Brighton, has been missing for a week. The 25-year-old disappeared last Friday after hanging out with three friends along the waters of the Kill Van Kull at Bard Avenue and Richmond Terrace.

Family Plans Vigil For Missing Staten Island Man

His friends say he walked away at about 1 a.m. and hasn't been seen since.

"It feels like one long day. Nobody is sleeping, nobody's working, everybody's just searching," John's sister, Jennifer Casalaspro, said.

Casalaspro's family has many questions for the friends he was with.

Family Plans Vigil For Missing Staten Island Man

"Something is not being said, I don't know, it's just, they have to know something," Jennifer Casalaspro told WCBS 880's Jim Smith.

"I just want the truth, I want answers. I want to find my cousin. I want him to come home," Steve Demerac said.

Police tell CBS 2 his disappearance is still an "active investigation."

Casalaspro is described as having hazel eyes, is 5-foot-5, 130 pounds and has dark hair.

Jennifer Casalaspro is pleading for information on his whereabouts.

"If anybody who happened to hear anything or knows anything, just come forward," she said. "It's just been too long and everyone is really worried."

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