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Shocking twist after parents make public appeal to find missing daughter

Shocking twist after parents make public appeal to find missing daughter

The parents of a missing teenager have been charged with her murder after they appealed for help to find her.

Bernadetta Walker was reported missing 7 weeks ago by her 37-year-old mum, Sarah and 57-year-old father Scott from their home in the east of England.

Police declared that detectives would be pursuing the case as a "no body" investigation as they continued their search for the 17-year-old who was last seen by her parents on July 18th. 

Ms Walker asked the public for help in distributing flyers and claimed she “couldn’t eat or sleep properly”, saying that she hoped her daughter was “hiding” at a friend’s home.

“I know my baby girl wouldn't be out in the open. She's scared of being out in the dark alone, that's what makes me think she's at a friend's house,” she said, according to The Sun.

Bernadette’s dad also appealed for help, writing on Facebook: “You can imagine how much we are both worried. We miss you. We need to know that you're safe. We love you.”

Police have said that "significant progress" has been made in the investigation, but they are yet to find the missing teenager.

“Therefore our plea is for anyone who has information on what has happened to her, or where she might be, to get in touch as a matter of urgency,” Policing Peterborough wrote to Facebook.

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