Missing Persons

How Psychics, Witches And Clairvoyants Could Crack Police Cases

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK

Police officers searching for missing people should not rule out the help of psychics, according to suggested guidelines for the profession. The pe...

Man Who Went Missing 11 Months Ago 'Spotted' In Chelsea Match Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.08.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Heartbreak For Mother Who Thought She'd Spotted Missing Son In Chelsea FC Selfie A mother whose son went missing 11 months ago believes she...

Seven-Year-Old Boy Died After 'Becoming Stuck In A Pipe'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Seven-year-old Conley Thompson died after becoming stuck in a pipe on a construction site, a post mortem examination reveals. The investigation int...

Police Believe Body Is Missing Seven-Year-Old Conley Thompson

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

Police believe they have found the body of missing seven-year-old Conley Thompson, from Barnsley. Conley went missing on Sunday night after going o...

Ben Needham Detectives Quiz Family IN Greece Over Disappearance of Sheffield Toddler

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Police have reportedly quizzed a gypsy family in Greece about the disappearance of a British toddler who went missing 24 years ago today. Ben Need...

26 Long Years Have Passed - Lee Is Still Missing

Peter Boxell | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Peter Boxell

At the time Lee went missing, there existed no organisation to provide counselling, support or guidance for families who were going through the turmoil of having a loved one missing. It wasn't until five years later, in 1993, that the National Missing Persons Helpline was founded in response to the disappearance of estate agent Suzy Lamplugh.

Hopes Dashed As Man Who Claimed To Be Missing Toddler Ben Needham Is Ruled Out

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

A man who reportedly claimed to be a British toddler who went missing on a Greek island 24 years ago has been ruled out of police enquiries. Ben N...

Missing 12-Year-Old Girl 'May Have Run Off With Older Man'

PA | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK

Police believe a missing 12-year-old girl may have run off with an older man. Jasmine Coleman disappeared from her home in Lancing, West Sussex, in...

Claudia Lawrence Detectives Release New Footage

PA | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

Police have released previously unseen CCTV footage of two people walking near missing chef Claudia Lawrence's home on the evening of her disappearanc...

Search Re-Opens For Missing Student Who Disappeared In Crete 10 Years Ago

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The family of Steve Cook has been given new hope after his missing persons case was re-opened, nearly 10 years after he was last seen in Crete. The...

House Searched In Hunt For Missing Becky Watts

PA | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK

Police have been extensively searching an address near the home of missing 16-year-old Rebecca Watts. Dressed in white protective jumpsuits and blu...

Two Arrested In Connection With Missing Teen

PA | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK

Two people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 16-year-old Becky Watts. Avon and Somerset Police Detective Superintendent Li...

Police Launch Huge Search For Missing Durham Student

The Huffington Post UK | Laura Heffernan | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police searching for a Durham University student who went missing after a night out have now widened their efforts to the banks of the River Wear as c...

Students Join Search For Missing Teenager Euan Coulthard

PA | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Scores of university students have joined water rescue professionals as the search for teenager Euan Coulthard stretches into its third day. Police...

Ashya King's Grandmother Attacks Police Tactics

PA | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

The grandmother of a five-year-old brain cancer patient whose parents took him out of hospital without doctors' consent has blasted police for arresti...

Missing Seriously Ill Ashya King Found

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK

Missing five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken by his parents from Southampton General Hospital without doctors' consent, has been found in Spain, Ha...

Arrest Warrant Issued In Hunt For Missing Ashya King

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK

A European arrest warrant has been issued for the parents of a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was removed from hospital against med...

Ashya King Could Be In Spain, Police Say, As 'Desperate' Search Continues

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK

A missing five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents against doctors' advice may be in Spain, police have said. ...

Battery On Ashya King's Feeding System Likely To Have Expired

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

The battery on the feeding system of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents without consent is "now likely...

Brain Tumour Boy's 'Life At Stake'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

"Time is running out" for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken without consent from hospital by his parents as the battery on his fee...

Student Goes Missing After Fearing He'd Fail His Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Ben Jackson | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

LATEST: Samuel was found "safe and well" on Thursday, according to Surrey Police. A student who feared he had failed his finals has been missing fo...

Nottingham Student Found Safe And Well In Manchester After Missing For SIX Days

Miriam Brown | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Nottingham student Tom Nixon who went missing on Thursday 24 July has been found safe and well in Manchester, following a nationwide hunt for him. ...

Fears Grow For Missing Nottingham University Student

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Fears are growing for the safety of a 20-year-old university student who went missing almost a week ago and who hasn't been heard from since. Tom N...

Peterborough Man Suffering From Amnesia Identified

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

An amnesia sufferer who had been unable to remember his own name after being found in a park has been identified following an appeal by doctors. Me...

Missing Student's Body Found Hours After Father's Emotional Plea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The body of a teenager who went missing shortly after expressing concerns about failing her A-levels has been found in the woods close to her home, it...