Man re-arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with missing Hatfield student Joy Morgan

PUBLISHED: 15:25 26 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:34 26 February 2019

Joy Morgan, a 21-year-old University of Hertfordshire student, is missing from Hatfield. Picture: Herts Police

Joy Morgan, a 21-year-old University of Hertfordshire student, is missing from Hatfield. Picture: Herts Police

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Today police have re-arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of Joy Morgan, a University of Hertfordshire student who is missing from Hatfield.

A 40-year-old man from London has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in police custody at this time.

Joy, a midwifery student was last seen in Ilford on December 26, 2018.

She was reported missing to police on Thursday, February 7.

Joy is described as black, of slim build, around 5ft 5in tall, with black afro-style hair which she often covers with a scarf.

She also wears glasses.

She has links to Ilford, Battersea, Cricklewood, Stevenage and Luton.

As part of the investigation, officers are keen to trace information around a highly distinctive Honda that Joy regularly travels in.

A police search team search an area of Norton Green for any sign of missing University of Hertfordshire student Joy Morgan. Picture: DANNY LOOA police search team search an area of Norton Green for any sign of missing University of Hertfordshire student Joy Morgan. Picture: DANNY LOO

The vehicle’s owner has been identified and spoken to, but it is believed that the vehicle is linked to Joy’s disappearance.

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

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

Joy Morgan's sister Dionne and mum Carol have made an appeal for the public to help them find the missing Hatfield student.
Picture: Herts PoliceJoy Morgan's sister Dionne and mum Carol have made an appeal for the public to help them find the missing Hatfield student. Picture: Herts Police

Any information about Joy’s whereabouts can be submitted online here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/35SA020119R15-PO1

If you have seen Joy since she was reported missing or have information about where she has been, please call Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101. If you believe you are with Joy now or have seen her in the last few moments, please call 999 immediately.

You can also report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% 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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