The Independent: A British woman vanished in the Virgin Islands two years ago. Her mother is in ‘hell on earth’ trying to get answers

The mother of missing British woman Sarm Heslop says the last two years have been “absolute hell on earth” as she admits she has all but given up hope of finding her daughter alive. “It’s like they just want us to go away,” Ms Street said. Read more at

The Independent: Friends of missing British woman plead with police to ‘prioritise investigation’

Authorities in the US Virgin Islands have been urged to “prioritise the investigation” into the disappearance of a British woman, who has been missing for over two weeks. Read the full article by Ella Glover at

The Independent: Everything we know about the disappearance of Sarm Heslop

Mr Bane has contacted a lawyer and denied police requests to search his boat and “exercised his constitutional rights to remain silent.” Ms Heslop’s friends said they are unable to understand Mr Bane’s lawyer’s denial to search the boat. Read the full article by Maroosha Muzaffar at