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New plea for missing author to get in touch

Author Helen Bailey who has been missing for a month Photo:

The partner of missing author Helen Bailey has made a fresh appeal for her to get in contact. Helen is originally from Ponteland in Northumberland but now lives in Hertfordshire.

It is now a month since Helen disappeared from her home in Royston. Ian Stewart has now written a heartfelt message to Helen in the hope she will see it and get in touch.

Helen wherever you might be I hope you hear this message and listen carefully.

We miss you and Boris so much. We are shattered in so many ways. Your Mum, Dad, John, Tracey, the lads and me plus so many others all need you. You bring so much to so many people in ways you don't even realise.

You not only mended my heart 5 years ago but made it bigger, stronger and kinder. Together we learnt to live with our grief and move forward with our lives but never forgetting. Now it feels like my heart doesn't even exist. Our plans are nowhere near complete and without you there is no point.

"We promised each other 30 years please keep that promise and come home. Whatever has happened, wherever you are I will come and get you and Boris and give you whatever you need.

Love you more "Ian.


This afternoon (May 11) officers will be out in Royston handing out leaflets and speaking to people in the area to see if they have any information which could assist the investigation.

Since Helen disappeared a team of officers have checked hundreds of hours of CCTV footage from private and commercial systems with no trace of Helen. Specialist searches have also been conducted in the streets and open spaces around her home address, again with no trace of Helen.

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