(TNTEXPRESS) 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 member of her school football team.
The killing is the fourth for the year in Tobago. In all of 2016, there were four murders in Tobago.