Jane Young

North Country
4:30 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Celina Cass Investigator: A Bad Feeling Was Tinged With Hope

Almost a year ago the first memorial service was held for Celina Cass, just days after her body was found.
Chris Jensen for NHPR

A year ago Thursday Celina Cass was reported missing from her home in West Stewartstown. About a week later her body was found in the Connecticut River.

NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.

A year ago Thursday afternoon senior assistant attorney general Jane Young was driving up to West Stewartstown.

The state police had been investigating a report that 11-year-old Celina Cass was missing.

Turning control over to someone like Young - specializing in homicide investigations - was an ominous sign.

But Young says heading north she was trying to be optimistic.

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North Country
5:58 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Celina Cass Stepfather Questioned Before Grand Jury

Wendell Noyes, the stepfather of Celina Cass.
Chris Jensen for NHPR

A Coos County Grand jury met today/Monday in Lancaster as the investigation into the death of 11-year-old Celina Cass continues.

As NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports, the dead girl’s stepfather was questioned.

Wendell Noyes is the stepfather of Celina Cass, whose body was found last August in the Connecticut River not far from her home in Stewartstown.

Noyes is thought to have been one of the last people to see the girl before she disappeared from her home.

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