Quantcast

NH town endures 'creepy' wait after girl's death - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-

NH town endures 'creepy' wait after girl's death

Celina Cass Celina Cass

August 17, 2011

By JOHN CURRAN and LYNNE TUOHY
Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Two weeks after searchers pulled the body of 11-year-old Celina Cass from the Connecticut River near her house, the lack of an arrest or answers to questions about how she died has cast a pall over her New Hampshire hometown.

People in Stewartstown are waiting for answers about the girl, justice for her family and peace of mind for themselves.

The police's inability to identify or charge a suspect, an autopsy that couldn't pinpoint the cause of death and lingering fears that a killer is at large are hanging over folks.

Police say the investigation is active, with the results of toxicology tests on the girl's body pending. Experts say that may go a long way toward helping identify or charge a suspect.

Cass vanished July 25 or July 26 from her home after being last seen on her computer in her bedroom. Her body was found Aug. 1.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Related Stories:

Toxicology results on Celina Cass still not in

Celebrating Celina Cass

Celina Cass Day

Celina Cass Memorial Fund organized

Celina Cass remembered at Miss Stewartstown day celebration

Cass' stepfather checks himself into mental health facility

NH cops close command center where Celina Cass search was run

Cass' stepfather checks himself into mental health facility

Celina Cass' father shares sorrow, frustration

Tragic cases like Celina Cass a challenge for investigators

Volunteers help feed investigators in Celina Cass case

Autopsy can't find cause of NH girl's death

Police dig for answers in death of Celina Cass

Techs map area where NH girl's body found in river

Parents struggle to explain what happened to Celina

Stepfather of Celina Cass out of hospital

NH town to hold fair despite death of girl

Community mourns Celina Cass

Authorities confirm body of missing 11-year old girl found in the CT River

Reward offered in case of missing NH girl

Police investigate hundreds of leads on missing NH girl

Police step up search for missing NH girl

Police ask for public's help in finding missing NH girl

Where is Celina? 11-year-old NH girl disappears

Police search for missing NH girl

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WCAX. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.