Police Identify Abductor of Slain 8-Year-Old Danielle Rowe: Progress in Tragic Case – Watch Video

Friday, August 25, 2023, 7:53 PM GMT-5

In a significant development, the Jamaican Constabulary Force has announced a positive identification in the heart-wrenching case of the abduction and tragic killing of eight-year-old Danielle Rowe on June 08, 2023.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey addressed the public in a video, shedding light on the sequence of events and the breakthrough in the investigation.

See a photo of Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey and his team below:

Police team


DCP Bailey recounted the disturbing incident, revealing that young Danielle was abducted from her school in Portmore and subsequently taken to Roosevelt Avenue in Kingston, where she suffered a fatal assault. A passerby valiantly assisted her to the Bustamante Children’s Hospital.

Despite the dedicated efforts of the medical team, Danielle succumbed to her injuries two days later, on June 10, 2023.

The case has now reached a crucial turning point with the positive identification of the suspect, Kayodi Satchell, a thirty-year-old dental assistant from Padmore District, Red Hills, Saint Andrew, and Twickenham Park, Saint Catherine. Satchell was taken into custody on August 11, 2023, and positively identified in an identification parade held on August 25, 2023.

DCP Bailey commended the persistence and dedication of the investigative team, highlighting that this breakthrough reflects their unwavering commitment.

The relationship between Satchell and Danielle’s father added complexity to the case, raising questions about the motive behind the crime. While a clear motive is yet to be confirmed, Bailey expressed confidence that the ongoing investigation would unveil the reasons behind this shocking act.

See the video below:


Viewers of the video expressed shock and sorrow, grappling with the unfathomable tragedy. Many are curiously awaiting further details about the investigation, hoping to understand the circumstances that led to this heinous crime.

See some of the comments below:

Police Comments


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