‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Nikolas Recast Revealed, Anna Jewel Heist Investigation Leads To Prince?

General Hospital spoilers tease that the diamond Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) found and the jewel heist at Crimson might be linked, and it could lead to the recast of Nikolas Cassadine (formerly Tyler Christopher). The diamond everyone assumed was part of the Berlin necklace was not. Anna discovered it was stolen by an international jewel theft ring. Anna is now investigating, and there are big questions about how it wound up in Spencer Cassadine’s (Nicolas Bechtel) hands at Wyndemere.

Another jewel missing in Morocco

There’s also the issue of the sapphire necklace that went missing in Morocco. GH spoilers from TV Source say Nelle remains under suspicion next week. The necklace might turn up, or it could have been taken by this ring of jewel thieves. The latest General Hospital spoilers tease this might all tie back into Nikolas’ return, and Anna finds him at the end of her investigation. But why would Nikolas be involved in jewelry theft? It sure seems like a shady pastime for a Cassadine, but remember, Helena Cassadine (Constance Towers) squandered the family fortune.

Nikolas revealed that he was low on cash because Helena and Victor Cassadine (Thaao Penghlis) ran through the family loot with their evil schemes. Nikolas was willing to do anything to recover his lifestyle, including setting up Jason Morgan (Billy Miller) and Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig) to look like one of them killed him over the Berlin diamonds. Nikolas faked his death once and might have faked it again, but Anna will find him. There’s another Cassadine rumored to be involved, too.

Valentin is a known jewel thief – did he steal from Nina?

General Hospital spoilers also question the coincidence of Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart) being in Morocco when the necklace went missing. Valentin confessed to Nina Reeves (Michelle Stafford) that he still had ties to shady activities, and we know he was a criminal in the past. Back in December 2016, Anna revealed to Andre Maddox (Anthony Montgomery) that Theo Hart, Valentin’s other name, was associated with a diamond theft ring that operated out of the Ukraine.

Now, all of a sudden, Anna found a diamond that Spencer had and that wound up in a trinket he gave to Emme a Drake (Brooklyn Rae Silzer). That diamond is confirmed to be from a jewel heist. It is absolutely NOT part of the Berlin ncecklace. This has nothing to do with Hayden. However, it has definite ties to Valentin – and might also be tied to Nikolas. Consider this; why wasn’t Nikolas’ body found on Cassadine Island? Are Valentin and Nikolas co-conspirators?

Nikolas and Valentin secretly scheming?

General Hospital spoilers ask if there was a setup between Nikolas and Valentin that allowed Nik to start a new life far from Port Charles? Nikolas wanted to get away from being the Cassadine Prince because it had turned sour for him – and Valentin wanted the title. It could be that Valentin and Nik swapped places. Valentin took over the family, Nikolas took over Valentin’s criminal operations, and they faked Nik’s death to make it happen.

Plus, there’s also the fact that Valentin has contacts with excellent plastic surgeons. He promised Ava Jerome (Maura West) an introduction and said she couldn’t get to them without him. Did Valentin conspire with Nikolas to fake his nephew’s death and then bought him a new face? Nikolas may now be an international criminal with a whole new life – and a new face. All the events on Cassadine Island might have been set up to convince his family that Nik was dead.

Anna finds recast Nikolas?

Given that Nikolas faked his death in Port Charles, stole Hayden’s diamonds, and took out a hit on Hayden, it seems nothing is off limits for the Cassadine prince. If Nikolas is alive and scheming with his uncle, Anna will catch them. New GH spoilers show her investigation takes her to Europe and she might soon be on Nik’s trail. Be sure to catch up on what’s happening with Steve Burton’s return, Olivia’s new restaurant, a possible OLTL crossover, and more Griffin and Ava action coming soon. Check back for more General Hospital spoilers on this developing storyline.

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