13 Year Old Boy Charged With the Murder of 9 Year Old Westmoreland Girl
A thirteen-year-old boy was charged with the murder of nine-year-old Westmoreland female student last week.
The deceased has been identified as 9-year-old Kadijah Saunders, who was a grade three student at the Newworks Infant and Primary School in the parish.
According to the police, the thirteen-year-old boy who was taken into police custody immediately after the body was found, is believed to have strangled Saunders then left her body in bushes.
A post-mortem was conducted on the deceased and the reports came back that she died from manual strangulation.
The child’s body was discovered by a search party at around 8:00 pm on June 6, 2018, after the minor failed to return home from school.