A MAN seen in CCTV footage which Corrie McKeague’s mum believes was her lacking son has recognized himself to cops, investigators have stated
A MAN seen in CCTV footage which Corrie McKeague’s mum believes was her lacking son has recognized himself to cops, investigators have stated.
Nicola Urquhart was adamant that the footage was of her son, and claimed that the general public can be “horrified” to see it because it went in opposition to theories being explored by the police into the RAF gunner’s disappearance.
Corrie, of Dunfermline, Fife, was 23 when he vanished on an evening out in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, on September 24 2016.
His final confirmed sighting was at 3.25am.
The BBC requested that the CCTV footage must be launched to the general public, nonetheless Suffolk Police refused.
Officers stated that it might prejudice the £2.1m investigation.
Cops launched CCTV of the final identified journey Corrie made by means of the Suffolk city – nonetheless different items of footage have now been confirmed to not be the lacking RAF gunner[/caption]
Corrie was stationed at RAF Honington, round 10 miles from Bury St Edmunds.
His mum has beforehand clashed with cops about his disappearance, and is insistent that he’s alive.
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The gunner, then 23, went lacking on September 24, 2016, after an evening out in Bury St Edmunds.
Corrie drove to the city for an evening out sporting a pink Ralph Lauren shirt, white trousers and brown Timberland boots.
He separated from his mates, with CCTV footage exhibiting him consuming takeaway meals at round 1.20am.
At 3.24am he was noticed taking a nap in a close-by doorway earlier than leaving the view of the digital camera.
This was the final confirmed sighting of Corrie.
Knowledge from Corrie’s telephone confirmed it moved between Bury and Barton Mills on the morning of his disappearance.
That is on the route of the lorry that collected garbage from the bins the place Corrie was final seen.
Detectives consider he might have been crushed by a bin lorry after falling asleep in a single.
Cops revealed Corrie was “identified to sleep in bins”.
“I’ll proceed to do all I can to ensure it’s searched and my son is discovered,” she stated beforehand.
“I cannot quit, neither will Corrie’s brothers or our household.”
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Corrie’s father, Martin McKeague, beforehand shared an announcement from Suffolk Police saying a Biffa bin picked up on the day Corrie went lacking, within the space the place he was final seen, weighed 256lb – a lot heavier than common.
He stated he accepted his son is “gone” however Ms Urquhart questioned information concerning the bin weight.