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The household of the lacking Lancashire 19-year-old Jay Slater has hit out at a number of the “vile” feedback and theories swirling amongst on-line sleuths and TikTok specialists, because the investigation into his disappearance strikes into a brand new stage.

The apprentice bricklayer from Oswaldtwistle went on vacation along with his pals round three weeks in the past and attended a music competition in Tenerife. But 4 days into their journey on June 17, the British teen had vanished and not using a hint.

After an enormous 13-day operation, Spanish authorities referred to as off the police and search groups scouring a rugged space of the island close to the city of Masca on Sunday. However, they’ve promised to proceed their investigation into his disappearance.

In a public assertion on Tuesday night time, Jay’s mum offered an replace on this investigation and urged the media and the general public to let the Spanish police do their jobs.

But their heartbreak has been made worse by on key element – a number of the many merciless conspiracy theories about Jay’s disappearance circulating on-line. They pleaded: “We are aware of the conspiracy theories and speculation on social media and some websites, and can only describe this as vile, the negative comments are extremely distressing to our family.”

According to the household, a key focus is now on determining why Jay went lacking so removed from his lodging.

Jay Slater’s household assertion in full

“My son, Jay Dean Slater, came to the holiday island of Tenerife on the 13th of June with his friend to attend a music festival. On the 17th of June after not returning to his apartment he was reported as a missing person. Jay is a normal guy who is in his 3rd year of an apprenticeship, and he is a very popular young man with a large circle of friends.

“We are a very close family and are absolutely devastated about his disappearance. Words cannot describe the pain and agony we are experiencing. He is our beautiful boy with his whole life ahead of him and we just want to find him.

“We do not have any information on his whereabouts. The Guardia Civil have worked tirelessly up in the mountains where Jay’s last phone call was traced. They conducted a land search for 12 days which involved every resource they had available.

“Although the land search ended, the Spanish police still continue with their investigations into why Jay had travelled to the location so far away from his accommodation.

“We offer our sincere thanks to the Spanish authorities who continue to follow lines of enquiries.

“We would like to say to the press/news/reporters, that although we do not want to lose the momentum of Jay’s disappearance, we really would like to maintain our privacy and crucially let the Spanish police get on with their investigations without hindrance from press.

“We are aware of the conspiracy theories and speculation on social media and some websites, and can only describe this as vile, the negative comments are extremely distressing to our family.

“We also embrace the love and support we have received from across the globe. It has not gone unnoticed, especially his home town in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. As a family we would like the world to respect our privacy at this present time.”

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1918231/jay-slater-mum-plea-family-family-distressing-detail