Celina Cass

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After 5 Years, Stepfather Arrested in Girl's Murder

Wendell Noyes spoke to reporters after Celina Cass vanished

(Newser) - After his 11-year-old stepdaughter Celina Cass disappeared in a small New Hampshire town five years ago, Wendell Noyes told reporters he had a message for her: "Get your butt home." Investigators now say that he knew she would never be coming home because he had drowned her in... More »

Family, Friends Say Goodbye to Celina Cass

Fourth-grader remembered at 'celebration of life'

(Newser) - As family and friends wait for answers in the death of 11-year-old Celina Cass , they celebrated the fourth-grader's life last night in a school gymnasium where she used to play basketball. "Evil took a child away, but a message returned," said a reverend, reading from a poem... More »

Celina Cass' Body Found Wrapped in Blanket

Stepdad Wendell Noyes checks into mental clinic

(Newser) - The stepfather of the 11-year-old New Hampshire girl found dead in a river earlier this week has checked himself into a mental health facility. Police probing the Celina Cass case have declared her death suspicious and have seized a pickup truck belonging to stepdad Wendell Noyes. The Cass home has... More »

Stepdad's Truck Seized From Dead Girl's Home

Police cordon off Celina Cass house

(Newser) - Investigators probing the death of 11-year-old Celina Cass have seized a pickup truck belonging to the girl's stepfather. Authorities, who have cordoned off the family's New Hampshire home, have labeled the girl's death suspicious, AP reports. Celina's body was pulled from a river earlier this week,... More »

Autopsy Can't Find Cause of Death in NH Case

Officials will keep investigating Celina Cass case

(Newser) - An autopsy conducted on the body of 11-year-old girl Celina Cass was unable to determine how she died, authorities said today. Senior Assistant Attorney General Jane Young said further study is required. Celina's death has been deemed suspicious, based on what divers found when they pulled her body from... More »

Family, Friends of Celina Cass Await Autopsy for Answers

With a criminal investigation pending autopsy results, NH town waits

(Newser) - Investigators hope an autopsy set for today on an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl will shed light on her disappearance and death. After nearly a week of massive searches and volunteers handing out fliers with photos of missing fifth-grader Celina Cass, residents in this small New Hampshire town are absorbing the... More »

Missing NH Girl Found in River

Celina Cass' death considered suspicious; autopsy set for tomorrow

(Newser) - Authorities say the body of an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared nearly a week ago has been found in a river less than half a mile from her home. Divers found Celina Cass' body this morning near a hydroelectric dam that spans the Connecticut River between her hometown of... More »

Divers Search Pond for Sign of Missing NH Girl

Celina Cass, 11, was last seen one week ago, playing computer games

(Newser) - Divers searched a pond in northern New Hampshire yesterday for clues to the disappearance of 11-year-old Celina Cass , who was last seen in her bedroom last Monday night. State Fish and Game Department divers explored Back Pond for any sign of the fifth-grader; the small pond is less than a... More »

FBI Offers $25K Reward for Missing NH Girl

Celina Cass hasn't been seen since Monday

(Newser) - The FBI says it isn't giving up the search for 11-year-old Celina Cass of New Hampshire , who hasn't been since Monday night. The agency offered a $25,000 reward today, on top of a $5,000 reward offered by a private citizen, for information leading to the girl,... More »

FBI Joins Search for Missing NH Girl

11-year-old Celina Cass vanished from bedroom

(Newser) - The disappearance of an 11-year-old girl has left a small town in northern New Hampshire shaken and mystified. Celina Cass was last seen playing on a computer in her bedroom around 9pm Monday night. There's no clear indication that she ran away or was kidnapped, and there are no... More »

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