The Scottish Mail on Sunday

Desperate appeal by missing hiker’s family as bones found


THE family of hiker Esther Dingley are urgently seeking more informatio­n on what is believed to be a human skull and one other bone found on Friday close to where she went missing in the French Pyrenees.

The 37-year-old, right, had been walking alone near the Spanish border and was last seen on November 22.

Missing persons charity LBT Global, which is representi­ng the family, said that it was ‘urgently seeking clarificat­ion’ on the discovery.

Ms Dingley’s mother will provide a DNA sample and her daughter’s dental records to French police to help them identify the remains.

No personal belongings have been found.

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