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UK police appeal to public over man missing for 25 years who was 'familiar with Ireland'

Darren Tunstall was 20 years old when he was last seen by his family on 3 December 1992.

An efit of how Darren Tunstall might look today.
An efit of how Darren Tunstall might look today.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING THE disappearance of a man who went missing 25 years ago have released an artist’s impression of what they believe he may look like today.

Darren Tunstall was 20 years old when he was last seen by his family on 3 December 1992 in the Walthamstow area of London.

At the time, officers investigated the circumstances of his disappearance and it was deemed not to be suspicious. His disappearance was a mystery and the police missing person case file remains open to this day.

Darren would now be 45 years old. He is 6ft 4in tall with size 15 feet. Darren liked spending time on his own and loved the outdoors and open spaces. He would have been familiar with parts of Cornwall and Ireland due to spending previous family holidays in these locations.

His mother, father and sister have never given up hope of finding him and have been working with the Missing People charity over the years to appeal for his whereabouts.

Darren’s mother Ann appealed to Darren to come forward saying: ”No words can describe how much I miss you. If you see this appeal, our home telephone number hasn’t changed, please please get in touch just to confirm you are okay.”

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She also appealed for anyone with information that may help trace Darren to make contact, saying: “Anybody else who sees this appeal and knows where Darren is, please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waltham Forest Missing Persons Unit on 020 3276 0936 or on Twitter via a Direct Message @MPSWForest.

Alternatively contact Missing People on 116 000 for free, in confidence, 24 hours a day or by emailing

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