Body found in Tenerife is that of missing Cleethorpes woman

The Lucie Blackman Trust has announced that DNA testing has confirmed the body found in Tenerife earlier this month is that of Amy Gerard.

The DNA results confirm our worst nightmare and we are all heartbroken that Amy is no longer with us. The police investigation is ongoing and there is no further information to share at this time.

Gerard family statement

This is the worst news for the family just before Christmas. The thoughts of all of us here at the charity are with Amy's family and we continue to support them. The family have asked for privacy and we hope this is afforded the.

Matthew Searle MBE, Lucie Blackman Trust Chief Executive

Amy, 28, was reported missing in Tenerife after leaving a bar in Puerto de la Cruz early on the 30th November.