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Police confirm body is of missing teenager



Missing-Teen-517Basseterre, St. Kitts, 15th July, 2017 ( - Police confirmed that the body found at Olives on Wednesday night (14th June) is that of the missing teenager Leanna Napoleon.


Seventeen-year-old Leanna went missing on 8th May, and  in spite of numerous searches, she could not be found. Appeals went out from concerned citizens, the Police, for the return of the missing youth, believed then to be alive and being held against her will.


Police disclosed that a person is in custody assisting with their investigations.


Police Commissioner Ian Queeley said, "This is not the outcome we were hoping for. our hearts go out to the family and friends of Leanna Napoleon.  We hope that the family can begin the healing process and find some closure.  As Commissioner, I ask the general public to be sensitive and keep the family in their thoughts and prayers."


The Police continue to solicit the assistance of the Public in this and all investigations, and persons with information are encouraged to pass the information to the Police by calling any Police Station, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477(TIPS) or by using the SKN Crime Reporter App on their Smartphone.

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