British police seeking Ben Needham on Kos find items of ‘slight interest’

27 September 2016
797 Views

British police searching for Ben Needham, who went missing on the island of Kos 25 years ago at the age of 21 months, said on Tuesday that they have found items of “slight interest”, including fabric and bones believed to belong to a dog or other animal.

The items were sent to London for forensic tests.

Officers aim to establish whether the fabric found might be pieces of the clothes Ben had been wearing when he disappeared on the island on 1991.

Detective Inspector Jon Cousins said the team, together with local search and rescue volunteers, had made good progress.

“We found, as expected, a vast number of bones yesterday. Each one was examined immediately, and each one was discounted there and then as being an animal bone.”

“There are some other items that are of slight interest – the odd piece of fabric. That is being analysed and looked at, but there is slight interest. Everything is being carefully looked at.”

A new line of inquiry by the South Yorkshire Police suggests the 21-month-old may have died near a farmhouse his grandparents were renovating in July 1991.

Konstantinos Barkas, also known as Dino, was working an excavator close to where Ben was playing on the day he disappeared and may be responsible for his death, a friend of the builder allegedly told police.

Barkas has been questioned on several occasions by both local and British police and and had denied any knowledge of Ben’s whereabouts.

You may be interested

Infectious Disease Committee ‘green light’ re-opening of high schools on February 1st – The measures from January 25th
GREECE
shares72 views
GREECE
shares72 views

Infectious Disease Committee ‘green light’ re-opening of high schools on February 1st – The measures from January 25th

makis - Jan 22, 2021

The experts of the Committee of the Ministry of Health gave the “green light” on Friday for the opening of…

EU teleconference Summit: Concerns over Covid-19 mutations and delay in vaccines
GREECE
shares56 views
GREECE
shares56 views

EU teleconference Summit: Concerns over Covid-19 mutations and delay in vaccines

makis - Jan 22, 2021

PM Mitsotakis’ proposal for a European vaccination certificate, which would facilitate travel without the need for a coronavirus test for…

Crete is the most popular holiday destination for Brits
GREECE
shares69 views
GREECE
shares69 views

Crete is the most popular holiday destination for Brits

Panos - Jan 21, 2021

Crete is the most popular holiday destination for this year’s tourist season for the Brits, according to online searches made in…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.