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  1. #1
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    Apr 2013

    UK - David Welsh, 61, Stockton, Co. Durham, 8 Dec 2015


    David Welsh, known as Dave to family and friends, was last seen on Stockton High Street.

    The 61-year-old’s disappearance is extremely out of character, said his family, and his mobile phone has been switched off...

    “He’s been spotted on CCTV outside Goldie’s Bar at the other end of the High Street between about 7.30 to 8pm and that’s the last time anyone’s seen him.”

    "The family are heartbroken and devastated by his disappearance," he said. "It is completely out of character for David to go missing and we are doing everything we can to trace him. We are scouring CCTV footage as we attempt to locate him."

    Mr Welsh is described as a white male, around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build and with short, grey hair. He was wearing light coloured jeans and a black waterproof jacket when he went missing.

  2. #2
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    Oct 2014
    Bloomington IN
    David Welsh.jpghttp://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/david-welsh-familys-plea-help-10586505

    Mr Welsh is described as a white male, around 5ft 8in, of slim build and with short, grey hair. He was last seen wearing light coloured jeans and a black waterproof jacket.
    He was in the Five Alls pub from about 6 until 7pm, then a Tees Valley taxi picked him up and took him to the Royal Oak. He was there until 7.30pm.
    He’s was on CCTV outside Goldie’s Bar at the other end of the High Street around 7.30 to 8pm and that’s the last he was seen

  3. #3
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    Dec 2013
    There's a video here of the CCTV.


    This is local to me, I work nearby. I seen a police boat scouring the river this afternoon. Hoping so much he's not another victim of a river .

  4. #4
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    May 2012
    Search for missing David Welsh 'remains active' - three weeks after he disappeared
    12:41, 29 Dec 2015 Updated 12:50, 29 Dec 2015

    Detective Inspector Glen Westmoreland said: “The search for David continues - three weeks on from when he was last seen.

    "His family are desperately hoping for any further sightings or news on where he may be, having just had to go through Christmas not knowing where he is.

    “Again, I would like to stress that this is very much an active missing person inquiry.

    "I would ask anyone who believes that they may have seen David since the night he went missing to contact police.”

    (more at link.)

  5. #5
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    Feb 2015
    Today marks four weeks since Stockton grandad David Welsh disappeared.

    Police are appealing to trace two people who could assist them with their inquiries into the whereabouts of the 61-year-old.

    Officers investigating new CCTV from around 8.05pm on Tuesday, December 8, have identified a figure, who could potentially be Mr Welsh, standing by the river at the rear of the Grosvenor Casino on Moat Street, Chandlers Wharf.

    As the figure stands there, two people walk by in the direction of Castlegate Quay.

    This is seven minutes after the previous last sighting of Mr Welsh, who had been seen on CCTV walking past the Castlegate Shopping Centre car park on Tower Street, Stockton, at 7.58pm, in the direction of the A1305 Riverside Road.

    Detective Inspector Glen Westmoreland said: “Whilst it is unconfirmed that the person in the CCTV footage is David, this footage could now potentially show the last sighting of him.


    I hope they find this man, he looks a gentle soul.

  6. #6
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    Apr 2013

    It has now been two months since the disappearance of Stockton grandad David Welsh...

    Detective Inspector Glen Westmoreland said: “We have carried out a large number of inquiries following the disappearance of David Welsh, including searches on land and in the River Tees. Further searches of the River Tees have been carried out in the last two weeks, including using specialist sonar equipment and police dogs along with police divers.”

  7. #7
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    Apr 2013

    Mourners at “much loved” family man David Welsh’s funeral heard how he had finally been reunited with his wife and daughter...

    His body was found in the River Tees on April 6, months after going missing, with his late wife Sheila’s wedding ring on his finger.

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