Ellis Downe's father criticises police for 'horrendous' response
The father of a drowned teenager has criticised the "horrendous" police response to his son's disappearance.
Darren Downes said he believes "a lost dog" would have got better treatment than his missing 16-year-old son Ellis.
He told BBC Oxford the police would not use diver to search for the teenager after he went missing in the River Thames and blocked a private dive team from entering the water.
A police watchdog will now investigate Thames Valley Police over the case.
12 May 2016
- From the section Oxford