The hunt for missing April Jones

  • April was last seen at about 7pm on October 1 2012 playing out on her bike with friends on the Bryn-y-Gog estate.
  • She had been allowed to stay up later after getting a glowing school report earlier in the day.
  • Her disappearance prompted a massive search by police, specialist teams and hundreds of volunteers but no trace of her was found.
  • Local man Mark Bridger, 47, was charged with murder, child abduction and perverting the course of justice.

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Parents' anguish over April

April Jones' parents have admitted the "pain doesn't get any easier" at a news conference, 10 weeks after she went missing in Machynlleth, Wales. Local man Mark Bridger has been charged with the five-year-old's murder.