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New 'Bridge of Light' vigil for missing schoolboy Cameron

People in Carmarthen are again due to light candles along a bridge in the town tonight, in a vigil for missing schoolboy Cameron Comey.

Cameron Comey went missing more than a month ago. Credit: Family photograph

The 11-year-old is believed to have fallen into the River Towy on 17 February, while playing with his brother.

Tonight's event, on the King Morgan Bridge at 7.30pm, comes exactly a month after hundreds of people attended a first 'Bridge of Light' vigil, at the end of the week in which Cameron went missing.

Another vigil was held on Tuesday at St. Peter's Church in Carmarthen, with pupils from Cameron's school lighting candles for him.

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Search for Cameron Comey to continue into third week

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It's been two weeks since Cameron Comey was last seen. The 11-year-old is believed to have fallen into the River Towy in Carmarthen on February 17.

Specialist search teams will no longer be used in the search for Cameron,but patrols of the river and from the air will continue.

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Use of specialist equipment in river search scaled back

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Police are scaling back the amount of specialist resources being used in the search for 11-year-old Cameron Comey in the River Towy.

Dyfed Powys Police says that while search activity is continuing, it is reducing the use of specialist resources in line with the search plan.

Cameron is believed to have fallen into the river on 17th February.

Search for missing 11-year-old enters second week

The search for 11-year-old Cameron Comey has resumed again this morning.

It is now eight days since he was last seen playing near the River Towy in Carmarthen.

Credit: Dyfed Powys Police / Family

The painstaking search for Cameron Comey has today resumed. Dyfed-Powys Police are co-ordinating the search activity by specialist resources from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Coastguard and specialist police searchers. The police helicopter will again assist in identifying possible search areas.

– Dyfed Powys Police statement

Search continues for 11-year-old boy missing for a week

An intensive search is continuing for schoolboy Cameron Comey, who has been missing for one week today.

The 11-year-old was last seen playing near the River Towy in Carmarthen, where the search effort is focused.

Police say today is a 'particularly painful' day for the family.

Credit: Dyfed Powys Police / Family

Dyfed-Powys Police continue to co-ordinate the search for 11-year-old Cameron Comey on the River Towy and surrounding areas today.

The start and end times of the search operation each day depends on tides and water levels, as well as overall weather conditions.

Dyfed-Powys Police CSI dogs, specialist searchers, marine section, and helicopter, as well as Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue specialist Urban Search and Rescue teams and boats, and the Coastguard are continuing to search resolutely according to the detailed plan in place.

The family continue to be kept informed and supported by specialist officers, on what is a particularly difficult and painful day as it is now a week since Cameron was last seen playing near the river.

– Dyfed Powys Police statement
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