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Esra Uyrun

'All we want is closure': New appeal for missing Esra Uyrun as her mother battles cancer

Esra’s sister Berna Fidan has said her mother needs to know what happened to her daughter.

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IT HAS BEEN over six years since Esra Uyrun disappeared without a trace and her family is no closer to finding out what happened to the doting mother.

On 23 February 2011, Uyrun got into her her silver Renault Twingo (08 D 23067) and left her home in Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin. She said she was going to buy some milk.

She has not been seen since.

However, later that night, her car was discovered near Bray Head in Wicklow which is about a 40 minute drive from her home.

Esra’s sister Berna Fidan travelled to Dublin to appear on Crimecall to appeal for the public’s help.

She explained it was very out of character for Esra to disappear with no explanation – and that she had made plans for the week ahead.

“I spoke to her on Sunday, we’d already made plans for mum and her mother-in-law to go over and visit,” Fidan told Crimecall.

It would be a blessing for my mum (to find out what happened). She’s in hospital, she’s been diagnosed with cancer and all she wants is closure. All she wants to know is what happened to her baby. It’s hard for us to live like this all the time.

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When last seen she was wearing black leggings, white Nike trainers and a dark top.

Making an appeal four years ago on the second anniversary of her sister’s disappearance, Berna Fidan said it was like Esra had “vanished without a trace”.

“There hasn’t been anything since she disappeared. I feel like we are going around in roundabouts,” said Fidan. “We need closure of some form. I’m not convinced she is dead without a body but then again I  know my sister could not go this quiet for so long.”

The woman’s family are asking anyone with information to contact Ronanstown garda station 01 6667700, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Any one with information is asked to contact Crimecall on 1800 40 50 60

Read: Renewed appeal for missing woman whose car was found on Bray promenade

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