Noel Man, Mahamud Tooxoow Mahamed, Charged with Kidnapping Murder Victim’s Daughter
SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Noel, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with kidnapping the 4-year-old daughter of a woman whose body was discovered in a suitcase last month.
Mahamud Tooxoow Mahamed, 37, a Somali national, was charged in a criminal complaint filed late Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Missouri. Mahamed is not in federal custody and is a fugitive from justice.
According to an affidavit filed in support of the federal criminal complaint, the body of Jessica McCormack, of Noel, was discovered on July 29, 2019, near Missouri Highway 59 between Lanagan, Mo., and Noel.