Man in custody over death of 9-y-o Hanover schoolgirl
A 42-year-old man has been taken into custody by the police in relation to the rape and murder of nine-year-old Nikita 'Jojo' Noel who was found dead in Kew district, Lucea, Hanover last night.
The man is reportedly a close acquaintance of the girl's family.
The police reported that the man was in a relationship with the girl's mother.
Noel was yesterday reported missing by her mother after she did not return home from school.
She was a student at Esher Primary.
Her body was found by a search party, which included law enforcement officers.
- Janet Silvera
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