Missing Persons

Where Is Helen Bailey?

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 23.04.2016 | UK
Zoe Clark-Coates

I met Helen when we were both guests on BBC Breakfast. She was kind, compassionate and so easy to talk to. Of course we then stayed in touch, and I quickly learnt about her work and how her blog and Facebook page offered comfort to many grieving widows.

Body Found On Coast Confirmed As Missing Junior Doctor

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

A body found on the Dorset coast has been formally identified as that of missing junior doctor Rose Polge. The body was found east of Portland Headlan...

Girl, 14, Found Safe After 11 Day Disappearance

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolgirl missing for 11 days has been found safe and well. Jade Lynch, 14, disappeared during a shopping trip with her younger brothers in St Hele...

Murder Police Now Investigating Mysterious Disappearance Of London PC

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard's homicide unit is now investigating the disappearance of an officer from the force Metropolitan policeman. Gordon Semple, who has been ...

'Private Eye' Who Sparked Maddie Manhunt 'Could Have Alerted Kidnapper'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

The 'investigator' who sparked a manhunt in Paraguay for missing Madeleine McCann has been criticised by authorities for making a "grave error" that c...

Missing Junior Doctor 'Mentioned Jeremy Hunt In Letter'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

Police have refused to deny claims that missing junior doctor Rose Polge wrote a letter mentioning Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt before disappearing la...

RSPCA Inspector Feared Dead During Storm Imogen 'Would Do Anything To Rescue Animals'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK

An RSPCA inspector who is feared to have fallen into the sea while trying to save stranded birds during Storm Imogen “loves animals and would do any...

Thousands Raised To Help Families Of Missing Australian Surfers 'Bring Them Home'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

As fears grow for the safety of two Australian surfers who went missing in Mexico, fundraisers have managed to collect thousands of dollars to help th...

Disappearance Of Missing Teen Being Treated As Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

The disappearance of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood is now being treated as a murder investigation, detectives confirmed. The Leicestershire schoolgi...

Police Arrest Two Men After 15-Year-Old Goes Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police have arrested two men in connection with the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl who has not been seen since Friday evening. Two men, aged ...

Mystery As US Trader Goes Missing After Flying To London For Job Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

Fears are growing over the disappearance of an American man who went missing in London after flying in for a job interview. Trader Josh Sanchez-Ma...

Madeleine McCann Investigation Significantly Scaled Back

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

The number of British officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann has been cut from 29 to four, it was announced on Wednesday. The...

National Campaign Warns Students Not to Drink and Drown

Jo Youle | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jo Youle

At this time of year many young people pack up and head for new beginnings at university and parents put on a brave face as they wave off their child. Arriving in a new city for the first time, keen to make friends and have a good time, nights out at university help form much needed new pals for university life and beyond. For some though, there lurk dangers, especially when senses are dulled by alcohol.

After 10 Years Numb With Pain, The Family Of Missing Steven Cook Are Sure He's Still Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

The family of a student who went missing 10 years ago after vanishing while on holiday in Crete said they are "sure he's alive". Steven Cook was 20...

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...