Sun | Dec 10, 2023

Man in custody over death of 9-y-o Hanover schoolgirl

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2023 | 8:29 AM
Nikita 'Jojo' Noel. - Contributed photo.

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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