Damien Nettles: Mother says family friends digging to find body
The mother of a teenager missing for 18 years has revealed family friends have been digging at a site for the past year in a bid to find his body.
Damien Nettles was 16 when he vanished after a night out with friends in Cowes on the Isle of Wight in November 1996.
Police believe he was murdered but no-one has ever been convicted.
Valerie Nettles, who lives in the US, said friends on the island offered to dig after police said information about potential burial sites was unreliable.
07 Oct 2014
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight