Joy Morgan police appeal: have you seen this ‘distinctive’ car?

PUBLISHED: 14:22 01 March 2019 | UPDATED: 14:25 01 March 2019

Police are hoping that this distinctive red Honda, that missing Hatfield student Joy Morgan regularly travels in, will jog people's memory in their appeal for information. Picture: supplied by Herts Police

Police are hoping that this distinctive red Honda, that missing Hatfield student Joy Morgan regularly travels in, will jog people's memory in their appeal for information. Picture: supplied by Herts Police

supplied by Herts Police

Police are asking for people to get in touch with information about a red and black car which belongs to the man who has been charged with the murder of missing Hatfield student Joy Morgan.

Missing student Joy Morgan. Picture: Supplied by Herts PoliceMissing student Joy Morgan. Picture: Supplied by Herts Police

Shohfah-El Israel, aged 40, of Fordwych Road, London, appeared at St Albans Crown Court this morning and will next appear for a pre-trial preparation hearing on Friday, May 31.

His trial is set for Monday, July 8.

Joy, a 21 year old University of Hertfordshire midwifery student, was reported missing from Hatfield on Thursday, February 7.

She was last seen in Ilford on December 26, 2018.

A police search team search an area of Norton Green for any sign of missing University of Hertfordshire student Joy Morgan. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREENA police search team search an area of Norton Green for any sign of missing University of Hertfordshire student Joy Morgan. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Detective inspector Justine Jenkins, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: “We know that Joy used to travel in this vehicle which is highly distinctive and I am particularly interested to hear from anybody who saw this vehicle over the festive period and into the New Year.

“If you recall seeing the vehicle during this period please call us with the circumstances and location.

“Any information you have about the vehicle, including when and where you saw it, could be vital to the investigation.

“Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you think you might be able to help.”

Joy had links to Ilford, Battersea, Cricklewood, Stevenage and Luton.

Her body has not yet been found and enquiries are ongoing.

Any information that could assist the investigation can be submitted online here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/35SA020119R15-PO1

You can also contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101 or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

In over 30 years, Crimestoppers charity has always kept its promise of anonymity to everyone who contacts them.


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