Police: Body not Amy Fitzpatrick’s

SPANISH police have dismissed reports that a body found in the area of the Costa Del Sol where Amy Fitzpatrick disappeared could be that of the missing Irish teenager.

Amy Fitzpatrick went missing on New Year’s Day 2008 when she left her friend’s house at the resort of Riviera Del Sol to walk home at about 10pm.

Amy was 15-years-old at the time of her disappearance.

Last night, a TV3 report broadcast that a body found in the area could be Amy’s and that her aunt, Christine Kenny, was awaiting DNA results.

However, the Guardia Civil last night threw cold water over this assertion and said that the body belonged to a man. Amy’s mother, Audrey, criticised Amy’s aunt for not contacting Spanish police first.

Amy has black hair, is 1.65m tall, and was wearing brown crushed velvet tracksuit bottoms and a black T-shirt with a multicoloured Diesel slogan when last seen. Amy is originally from Clarehall in Dublin.


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