Tobago teenager found with throat slit


(Trinidad Express) A frantic overnight search for missing 15-year-old Abiela Adams has ended, with the discovery of her body. Her throat was slit, police said.

Adams’ body was found in Courland, on Tobago’s north west coast. Some of her clothing was missing, indicating that she was the victim of sexual assault or an attempted assault.

When she went missing, family members made a report to police. And friends and family went on social media asking for help in locating her.

Adams, a pupil of the Signal Hill Secondary School and a youth footballer, was last seen at around 7.30p.m. on Friday.

She was described as wearing a black top and black “football” pants. Adams was a highly regarded members of her school football team.

The killing is the fourth for the year in Tobago while its twin island, Trinidad has had 65 murders according to local statistics.

In all of 2016, there were four murders in Tobago.

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