The Times: Her boyfriend wouldn’t look me in the eye

“Sarm was missing. He said he’d been searching and that other people were out searching. And then I said something that now seems really stupid. I said: ‘But she loved you.’ It was almost like I was thinking without realising it: ‘What have you done?’

“I go over it in my mind now. I should have just said it: ‘What have you done with my daughter?’”

Read the inteview with Sarm’s Mum, Brenda, in the Times at