- Coastguard is searching the River Dyfi from Borth to Towyn every day and the underwater search teams are at the estuary daily.
- Several areas were re-checked when the focus switched from a missing person to evidence.
- Volunteers are no longer able to assist with the search, but they are providing a catering service for search teams and donating items like gloves and batteries.
- Police are having to "make people take time off to rest between their allocated shifts" such is their commitment.
The parents of April Jones have met with officers searching for their daughter's body to thank them for their efforts, according to Machynlleth police.
Superintendent Ian John said his team's commitment to finding April remains high. He said:
I have spent time today speaking with the various search teams and one thing that shone through was their on-going commitment to find April and their motivation. We have to make people take time off to rest between their allocated shifts.
The Coastguard is searching the river from Borth to Towyn every day and the underwater search teams are at the estuary daily. We are all working through a detailed search plan.
April’s parents visited the base of the search teams yesterday and met some of the people who are involved in the search for their daughter. They are extremely grateful for all of the work that is being undertaken.
Although volunteers are no longer able to assist us with the search, they are providing a catering service for search teams, which is very gratefully received.
One thing is clear; we will continue to search while we still have viable lines of enquiry
Specialist police search teams head off with sticks to continue looking for April Jones.
Around twenty gathered in Ceinws, the village where Mark Bridger, the man charged with her murder, lives.
Police divers search for April Jones in an old quarry, seven metres deep, near the home of Mark Bridger.
Mark Bridger was remanded into custody and no application for bail was made.
Judge Griffith Williams has asked both prosecution and defence barristers in the April Jones murder case that it be heard at the earliest possible time, for the sake of her family.
Mark Bridger's case has been adjourned until January 11 2013.