Family Seek Answers 15 Years After Irish Teen Went Missing
And the family of the teen – who has been missing since 2008 after she vanished in Mijas Costa, Malaga Province – have asked Irish authorities to urge Spanish police to take it seriously after revealing that the anonymous caller told them that Amy is buried at an abandoned racetrack.
The caller reportedly gave them coordinates to the exact location where her body is buried.
The supposed location is the Mijas racetrack, some 10 minutes from where Amy disappeared.
Her family are quoted as saying in Spanish media that the mysterious caller told them that “Amy is buried in the abandoned racetrack, in the fifth stable, in the fifth block, next to a water tank.”
The family also reportedly told Spanish media that they have already informed the local authorities about the call.
The Civil Guard have reportedly confirmed that investigators are still working on the case and all the information they receive is processed, although they have not specified if they are actually digging at the spot where the body is reportedly buried.
And Amy’s family appear to tell a different story, with them releasing a press statement via their ‘Missing Amy Fitzpatrick’ Facebook account, also on Monday, 23rd January, saying: “Amy Fitzpatrick family to deliver letters to the Irish Government to request them to intervene on their behalf to The Guardia Civil, Spain.
“In spite of evidence and Information passed on over the years. There has been no search and there has been no follow up with the family on any information that has been sent on.”
They then gave the date of the meeting set to take place at Leinster House on 24th January.
Amy vanished on New Year’s Day 2008 after leaving her friend Ashley Rose’s home in Mijas Costa at 10pm.
She had been babysitting Ashley’s brother and should have arrived home a few minutes later, as it was only a short walk of just two kilometres.
But she never arrived and has not been heard from since.
Spanish media report that the investigation started late and was lacklustre, as it was believed that she had left of her own volition, and that the situation was temporary.
But 15 years on and Amy is still missing.