42-year-old man In Custody following Raper, Murder of Young Girl


A 42-year-old man has been taken into police custody, in relation to the murder of a young girl, in Lucea, Hanover on Wednesday.

The girl has been identified as 9-year-old Nikita Noel otherwise called “Jojo”.

Police theorize that the girl had been sexually assaulted and murdered.

Reports are that, when the girl did not return home from school, a missing person report was filed with the police.

Cops, along with relatives of the girl, and residents of the community, then launched a search, and her body was found in bushes, meters away from her home.