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UPDATE: Missing 12-year-old St John girl safe

Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy

Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy

UPDATE: (7 pm, December 21, 2019)

Police have reported that young St John preteen is safe.

The police press release stated that Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy, 12 years, of Carters, St John, who on Thursday, December 19, 2019 was reported missing by her grandmother Carmel Billingy, has been found. She was located on Friday, December 20, 2019 by police personnel and is safe.


Original story: (1.48 pm, December 20, 2019)

12-year-old St John girl missing

The administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force would like to thank the general public and the media, for their assistance in this matter and look forward to your continued cooperation in the future.


The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing girl.

She is 12-year-old Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy of Carters, St John. 

Zakayla left the residence of her grandmother Carmel Billingy about 1.15 pm on Thursday, December 19, 2019 to attend a funeral and has not returned home.  

About 7.45 pm on the mentioned date, Zakayla was seen in the area of Probyn Street, Bridgetown, St Michael. She reportedly boarded a minibus going to Sergeant Street, St John about 8 pm.  Zakayla was last seen in the area of Four Roads in St John where she disembarked the minibus. 

She is about 4 feet 5 inches tall, of dark complexion, has a round face with pimples, small black eyes, bulbous nose, thick lips and has both ears pierced. She has a round chin, short thick neck, is full-breasted, walks with a hunched appearance and is soft-spoken with a lisp and pleasantly mannered. At the time she was wearing blue polyester off the shoulder knee-length dress with pink floral pattern, pink strapped wedge shoes and her hair combed in one.

Anyone with information relative to the whereabouts of Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy is asked to contact the Emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 –TIPS (8477), District ‘C’ Police Station at 416-8200 or the nearest Police Station. 


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