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The Celina Cass Case

Shy 11-Year-Old Vanishes From Home


Celina Cass

Celina Cass

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On June 25, 2011, 11-year-old fifth grader Celina Cass was last seen at her computer in the three-story apartment building in Stewartstown, New Hampshire where she lived with her mother, stepfather, 13-year-old sister and a 23-year-old man who was a family friend.

Her body was found a week later on August 1, 2011 in the Connecticut River near the Canaan Hydro-Dam.

Current Developments

Grand Jury Investigates Celina Cass Death
Jan. 25, 2012
Six months after an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl disappeared from her home during the middle of the night, no suspects have been named in her abduction or death. However, a grand jury has heard testimony from members of Celina Cass' family as the lead prosecutor claims the investigation remains active.

Previous Developments

Police: Celina Cass Was Murdered
Sept. 22, 2011
An 11-year-old New Hampshire girl, whose body was found in the Connecticut River a week after she disappeared, was murdered according to police investigators. The death of Celina Cass of West Stewartstown was not an accident, authorities said.

No Answers in Celina Cass Case
Aug. 17, 2011
More than two weeks after a missing 11-year-old New Hampshire girl's body was found in a river near her home, police apparently still have more questions than answers. No arrests have been made yet in the death of fifth grader Celina Cass, leaving residents in West Stewartstown wondering if a killer is still loose.

Body of Celina Cass Found
Aug. 1, 2011
Authorities have confirmed that a female body recovered from the Connecticut River near the Canaan Hydro-Dam is that of an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl missing since July 25. The body of Celina Cass was found by a dive team in the river that divides New Hampshire and Vermont.

Frantic Search for Missing NH Girl
June 25, 2011
More than 100 law enforcement officers have joined the frantic search for a missing 11-year-old New Hampshire girl who was last seen using her computer in her bedroom Monday evening. Celina Cass is described as a shy 5th grader who would never run away or leave with a stranger.

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