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A former British detective, now a non-public investigator, has highlighted “a number of outstanding actions” within the ongoing case of Jay Slater, the 19-year-old who disappeared on Tenerife. It’s been two weeks since Jay was final seen on June 17, and regardless of Spanish authorities ceasing their bodily search efforts, the hunt to seek out the Lancashire lad continues together with his household and volunteers persisting of their efforts.

The official seek for the lacking teenager from Oswaldtwistle could have been suspended by the native police after yielding no outcomes, however the thriller deepens with unanswered questions on two people reportedly seen with Jay on the night time he vanished.

Mark Williams-Thomas, the ex-police officer turned investigative journalist identified for his position in unveiling the scandal surrounding Jimmy Savile, has been actively concerned within the case. He has spoken to key witnesses and gathered confidential particulars that supply a clearer view of Jay’s actions earlier than he went lacking.

Following the top of the formal search by Spanish police, Williams-Thomas commented on Sunday night, stating: “Although the police search in the mountains and around Masca has concluded, the police investigation into Jay Slater’s disappearance remains ongoing.”

Commenting on the investigation, he said: “In regard to our investigation we have been able to speak to important witnesses and now have a very detailed picture of Jay’s movements over the 16th and 17th, along with important background information. We still have a number of outstanding actions, but have given the family a preliminary breakdown of findings.”

Jay’s mom has confirmed that they’re withdrawing monies from a £44,000 GoFundMe web page that was set as much as help in finding the lacking teenager. These funds shall be used to cowl household journey, lodging, and meal prices because the frantic seek for the 19-year-old enters its third week.

Mr Williams-Thomas prompt: “In light of the police search ending, I have suggested the family should use the GoFundMe money to continue the search using experts in searching. I would appeal again, if you have any ‘direct information’ having spoken to Jay or anyone that was with him overnight 16/17th and have not yet been in contact please do so.”

The replace on the investigation into Jay’s final identified whereabouts comes after the Spanish authority’s “macro” search over the weekend failed to seek out any new leads, with some branding it a PR train. Jay’s dad Warren and older brother Zak visited the search web site on Saturday and provided a brand new replace from the household’s facet of issues. Warren, 58, is estranged, however on good phrases with Debbie.

Speaking about Saturday’s search operation, he stated: “It’s a bit disappointing that there are not any British aside from [British TikTokker] Paul, however I suppose to them he’s only a British lad who’s come out right here and obtained drunk.”