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Post by catkins » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:51 pm

Such a shame...it's not looking good for poor Gaia...... :s_cry Hope I'm wrong.
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Post by Alibongo » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:56 pm

I've been following this is the news and hoping they find Gaia alive but as time goes on I think it's getting less likely.

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Looks like they think she is dead. :s_cry
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Poor girl, hope she is found ok :s_sad
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Whiterose wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:08 am
Poor girl, hope she is found ok :s_sad
Her poor family must be going through horrors... :s_cry
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"The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."

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Whiterose wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:53 am
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-509187 ... -Pope.html Not looking good :s_cry
Gosh reading that....poor lass could have had a seizure and then had an accident over the edge.......but why take her clothes off? :s_cry
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Post by Alibongo » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:57 pm

Possibly something to do with her epilepsy maybe or medication not being able to control her body temperature?
She did strip down the top half of her clothing too didn't she? Plus it wasn't exactly ice cream weather when she bought one either that did strike me as odd :s_dunno
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Gaia Pope: Man, 49, held on suspicion of murder

Police say they continue to investigate whether the teenager "has come to harm through an act of crime or whether she is missing".


06:13, UK,
Friday 17 November 2017




Gaia Pope had not been seen for nearly a week


By Tom Acres, News Reporter

Police searching for missing teenager Gaia Pope have arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of murder.





The suspect is from the Swanage area and is believed to be known to the 19-year-old, Detective Superintendent Paul Kessel said on Thursday.






He is the third person to be arrested on suspicion of Gaia's murder, with a 19-year-old man and a 71-year-old woman released under investigation earlier in the week.

Confirmation of the latest arrest came just hours after police revealed they had found items of women's clothing in a field near Swanage.

DS Kessel said: "We have arrested a 49-year-old male on suspicion of murder. He is believed to be known to Gaia and is from the Swanage area.

"We have been conducting this inquiry for two weeks and it's our responsibility to explore every avenue of inquiry. That's important to us.

"We continue to investigate whether Gaia has come to harm through an act of crime or whether she is missing."
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Post by honestbroker1 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:54 pm

Released, but still under investigation:

https://news.sky.com/story/third-gaia-p ... n-11130701
A man arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the disappearance of Gaia Pope has been released under investigation.

The 49-year-old is from the Swanage area and is believed to be known to the teenager, who has been missing for more than a week.

Dorset Police revealed news of the arrest on Thursday - the third to be made on suspicion of murder following the arrests of a 71-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, both of whom were also known to Gaia and were released under investigation earlier this week.

Confirmation of Thursday's arrest came just hours after police revealed they had found items of women's clothing in a field near Swanage.

Gaia Pope on CCTV
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Gaia Pope on CCTV
Detective Superintendent Paul Kessell said on Thursday that the owner of the clothes had not been identified, but investigating officers now believe they belong to the missing 19-year-old.

"The clothing located south of Priests Way appear to be Gaia's and her family have confirmed they match what she was believed to have been wearing the day she went missing," said Detective Superintendent Kessell.

"Yesterday and today specialist officers and teams, supported by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, the coastguard, national search advisors and the NPAS helicopter, have been conducting detailed searches and forensic examinations of fields and open areas.

"Wide area searches have also been carried out with the assistance of Dorset Search and Rescue and volunteers in the community. Our search area spans over many square miles of grassland, gorse, bracken and undulating difficult terrain and the public can expect to see officers continuing searches there for a number of days and beyond.

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Another CCTV image of Gaia Pope
"We would like to repeat our thanks to them for their support and understanding as our large scale investigation continues. The community will be aware that this rural area surrounding Purbeck is a wide expanse of challenging ground, much of which is exposed to the elements.

"In addition, the cliffs along the coast are dangerous and the seas can be unpredictable. While we are grateful to the public's ongoing help, I would like to advise them not to put themselves in danger and to allow the specially-trained experts to cover this area in a controlled manner.

"Coordinated local volunteers who are in liaison with the police search operation are continuing to assist.

"I would like to renew our appeal to anyone who may have seen Gaia in the area of Manor Gardens and south of Priests Way since 3.30pm on Tuesday 7 November.

A forensic officer outside a property in Manor Gardens, off Morrison Road in Swanage
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A forensic officer outside a property in Manor Gardens, off Morrison Road in Swanage
"Finally, and most importantly, our thoughts remain with Gaia's family at this extremely distressing and difficult time. Specially-trained officers continue to support and update them and their wellbeing is central to our actions."

Gaia is from Langton Matravers, but the last reported sighting of her was at an address in Manor Gardens on Morrison Road, Swanage. She was said to be wearing a red checked shirt with white buttons, grey and white woven leggings and white trainers.

Her mum, Natasha Pope, has posted an emotional appeal for further help in finding her daughter on the Facebook group, FIND GAIA.

She wrote: "I believe in this community and I believe miracles can happen. I am holding onto hope, along with Gaia's sisters and the whole family who are my strength.

"Please hold on with us. My eternal thanks to everyone who is out there searching for my little girl. Please come out over the weekend and do what you can. Every one of you makes a difference."

Searches of the land and coastline in the area, by air, land, and sea, have been ongoing since she disappeared. Two addresses were searched on Monday and three vehicles have been seized.

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Post by Alibongo » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:54 am

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ttack.html

This is just horrendous I really hope they have some idea of what's happened to Gaia soon, I can't imagine what the family must be going through.

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Post by catkins » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:37 am

Alibongo wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:54 am
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ttack.html

This is just horrendous I really hope they have some idea of what's happened to Gaia soon, I can't imagine what the family must be going through.

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Poor girl......such a lot for anyone to cope with never mind a 17yrs old...... :s_cry
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:s_cry

Body found in search for missing Gaia Pope http://news.sky.com/story/body-found-in ... e-11132855
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Post by Alibongo » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:50 pm

My heart goes out to her family who held out such hope she'd be found alive.
I don't think they will find it was foul play or murder but linked to her epilepsy imo.
Which won't comfort her family but rather that than die by someone else's hand.
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Post by Whiterose » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:11 am

Tragic, poor girl. Who dropped her off in such a desolate lonely dangerous area?

RIP Gaia
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Post by Alibongo » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:16 am

She was a mile away from her home it's possible she was making her way home.
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Post by Whiterose » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:27 pm

Strange she didn't ask to be dropped off at her home. :s_sad
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Post by Carana » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:47 pm

I can confirm that we have recovered all the clothing we believe Gaia was wearing when she disappeared and, with thanks, we no longer require the public to assist with searches.” (Guardian).

Poor girl. :s_cry
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Alibongo wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:50 pm
My heart goes out to her family who held out such hope she'd be found alive.
I don't think they will find it was foul play or murder but linked to her epilepsy imo.
Which won't comfort her family but rather that than die by someone else's hand.
:s_sad
May Gaia rest in peace....poor girl and her family :s_cry
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42049230

Three face no action over Gaia Pope death





19 minutes ago

From the section Dorset


Seems confirmed that no one was involved in poor Gaia's death.......




Gaia Pope's body was found 11 days after she went missing

Three people who were held over the death of teenager Gaia Pope will face no further action, police have said.

Paul Elsey, 49, his mother Rosemary Dinch, 71, and her 19-year-old grandson, Nathan Elsey, were all arrested on suspicion of murder.

They were questioned by detectives over the disappearance of 19-year-old Miss Pope, who went missing from Swanage, Dorset, on 7 November.

Her body was found on Saturday in a field near the town.

A post-mortem examination was conducted on Sunday but did not identify any injuries to suggest the involvement of other people, Dorset Police said.




The force is treating the death as "unexplained" pending toxicology results.


A police cordon was set up in a field near Swanage after Miss Pope's clothing was found on Thursday

Det Supt Paul Kessell, of Dorset Police said: "Following the results of the post-mortem examination and other ongoing investigative enquiries, we have concluded that no-one else was involved in Gaia's death.

"As such we have today released from our investigation two men aged 19 and 49 and a 71-year-old woman, all from Swanage, who had been arrested and were assisting with our enquiries.

"I appreciate our enquiries would have caused these individuals stress and anxiety, however we have an obligation in any missing person investigation to explore every possible line of enquiry.

"The public would expect Dorset Police to fully investigate the sudden disappearance of a teenage girl. Our aim was not only to find Gaia but to find out what happened to her.

"Gaia's family has been informed of this latest development and our thoughts remain with all her family and friends at this incredibly difficult time."


People in the town came together at the church to say prayers and light candles on Sunday night

Following her disappearance, searches by police, the coastguard and police helicopter - along with hundreds of volunteers - were carried out in the Swanage area.

On Thursday, police discovered clothing belonging to Miss Pope on open land outside Swanage.

Her elder sister, Clara Pope-Sutherland, said the 19-year-old was the "light of my life" and "intelligent, beautiful and emotionally wise".

On Sunday evening a church service was held at St Mary's Church in Swanage with candles lit in memory of Miss Pope.


The search for Gaia Pope


Gaia PopeImage copyright Gaia Pope
7 November: Miss Pope is driven by a family member from Langton Matravers to Swanage. At 14:55, she is seen on CCTV at St Michael's Garage buying ice cream. The last confirmed sighting is at 16:00 at an address in Manor Gardens on Morrison Road

8 November: Her family makes a plea through police for her to make contact. Dorset Police says it is "becoming increasingly concerned"

9 November: Searches by police, the coastguard and force helicopter are carried out in the Swanage area. Miss Pope's relatives release a statement saying they are "frantic with worry"

10 November: CCTV footage shows Miss Pope on Morrison Road, Manor Gardens, at 15:39 on 7 November

13 November: Rosemary Dinch and Nathan Elsey are arrested on suspicion of murder and released under investigation

14 November: Searches continue with the coastguard and volunteers from Dorset Search and Rescue and Wessex 4x4

15 November: CCTV images of Miss Pope at St Michael's Garage are released. Searches continue to concentrate inland

16 November: Paul Elsey is arrested on suspicion of murder. Miss Pope's clothing is discovered in a field near Swanage and a police cordon is set up

17 November: Mr Elsey is released under investigation

18 November: Police discover a body near the coast path and a field close to where her clothing was found

20 November: Police announce Paul Elsey, Ms Dinch, and Nathan Elsey are to face no action
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Post by Carana » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:44 pm

I was about to post a similar article from Sky
https://news.sky.com/story/three-held-o ... e-11135450

It doesn't explain the issue of her clothes, though.
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Post by honestbroker1 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:54 pm

A tragic outcome (RIP Gaia).

No evidence of foul play.

I do think the police need to review how they release information about on-going investigations.

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Carana wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:44 pm
I was about to post a similar article from Sky
https://news.sky.com/story/three-held-o ... e-11135450

It doesn't explain the issue of her clothes, though.
No it doesn't.......still someone else said if the Meds she was on made her overheat....she may just have been desperate to cool off.

I'm thinking about what Whiterose said....Why did someone drop her away from home....and in the dark was it?
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Post by catkins » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:57 pm

honestbroker1 wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:54 pm
A tragic outcome (RIP Gaia).

No evidence of foul play.

I do think the police need to review how they release information about on-going investigations.
:s_thumbsup I agree Carana.
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