The mom of lacking Nigerian teenager, Richard Okorogheye has stated a physique discovered by the police matches that of her son.
The Metropolitan Police introduced in an announcement a physique had been present in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex, on Monday the place the 19-year-old was final seen heading on CCTV final month.
“Oh God, they stated the outline matches his, however we’ll go in tomorrow to seek out out,” Okorogheye’s mom, Ms Joel instructed My London in a extremely emotional name.
No formal identification of the physique has but been carried out. The Met stated investigators are working to establish the stays.
Richard left his household residence in Ladbroke Grove, Kensington, on March 22 and has not been in touch since.
He was final seen on CCTV in Loughton, Essex, within the early hours of Tuesday, March 23, strolling in the direction of Epping Forest.
Within the footage, he was sporting all black and had a black satchel bag with a white Adidas brand, worn throughout his decrease again.
The Oxford Brookes scholar, who has sickle cell illness, had been struggling to deal with shielding for the previous yr and it’s believed he didn’t take his day by day medicine with him.
Detectives have stated there had not been any exercise on his cellphone since he disappeared.
His mom had stated her life had change into a “full nightmare” within the wake of his disappearance.
She instructed The Guardian: “Daily is a nightmare for me now.
“I really feel fully helpless. Helpless, and in addition, sorry to make use of this phrase, however I really feel ineffective. As a result of I wish to go on the market, to do one thing to search for him, seek for him, something.