THE body found on the coast of Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife, Spain on December 4 has been identified by DNA tests as British girl Amy Louise Gerard.
The Gerard family reported last night (Monday): “DNA results confirm our worst nightmare and we are devastated because Amy is not with us anymore.”
In the statement posted to social media site Facebook, the family were able to confirm the news of Amy Louise’s death.
However, it remains unknown at this time the circumstances of her death: “The police investigation continues and there is no more information to share at this moment,” added the family.
The family have reportedly been aided throughout this difficult time by the Lucie Blackman Foundation, which helps relatives of missing persons abroad.
Amy Louise Gerard was 28-years-old and worked in Loro Parque on the Canary Island of Tenerife as an animal trainer.
Ms. Gerard disappeared on November 30 after spending the night in a bar with some friends on the island.
The National Police report that the case is now under ‘secrecy of summary.’