Investigation into Hadeel Hikmat’s death expands with search warrants

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Investigators executed search warrants Friday morning, September 8, 2023, at two Wake County locations as part of their ongoing investigation into the death of Hadeel Ghandhanfer Hikmat, age 34, of 736 Treviso Lane, Apex. Her body was discovered in the waters of Jordan Lake on August 29.

Hadeel Hikmat

The searches on Friday took place at 736 Treviso Lane in Apex and 1916 Wescott Drive in Raleigh, both known to be frequented by Hikmat.

One of the search warrant locations in this investigation was at 736 Treviso Lane in Apex. (Google maps)

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office extends its appreciation to the Raleigh Police Department and Apex Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office also acknowledges the invaluable assistant of the Fayetteville Police Department for their assistance. Their dive teams have worked hand in hand with the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, scouring the vicinity of Jordan Lake where Himat’s body was discovered.

Fayetteville Police dive teams assisted Chatham County Sheriff’s Office in search for evidence at Jordan Lake earlier this week.

“I want to thank the Raleigh and Apex Police Departments, as well as the Fayetteville Police Department, for their support and collaborative efforts in this ongoing investigation,” said Chatham County Sheriff Mike Roberson. “Together, we are dedicated to seeking answers and ensuring justice for Hadeel Hikmat and her family.”

As its investigation continues, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office requests that anyone who was acquainted with Hadeel Ghadhanfer Hikmat and has any information about her whereabouts, interactions, or any relevant details or information about the case, contact the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-542-2911.