Sarm Heslop, 41, was final seen the evening of March 7 aboard the 47-foot Siren Tune, which was moored in Frank Bay, St. John, the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Division stated.
The boyfriend, who has not been named, advised investigators that he and Heslop had returned to the vessel from St. John round 10 p.m. and went to sleep, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Ricardo Castrodad advised the Virgin Island Day by day Information on Thursday.
The boyfriend known as police to report Heslop lacking at 11:46 a.m. the following day, telling them that “at 2 a.m. he awakened and realized that she was not on board,” Castrodad stated. The boyfriend said that Heslop’s cellphone and different belongings had been nonetheless aboard the vessel, and the dinghy was nonetheless tied up.
Police and volunteers launched an enormous search operation for Heslop, with divers scouring the waters alongside the shoreline, the paper reported. However searchers have discovered no signal of Heslop.
Castrodad stated that visibility and sea state situations had been glorious for the search, however divers discovered no signal of anybody within the water. He advised the paper that there was no proof to point that Heslop ever entered the water, elevating additional questions in regards to the 41-year-old’s mysterious disappearance.
Fox Nation’s Nancy Grace examined the timing surrounding Heslop’s disappearance on “Fox & Buddies” Monday morning.
“I’m curious why it took him virtually 10 hours to alert anybody,” Grace stated of Heslop’s boyfriend.
Grace additionally pointed to the truth that police discovered no indicators of an individual within the water regardless of the clear situations.
“It’s extremely tough to do a water search, you possibly can’t see that far in entrance of your face,” stated the host of Fox Nation’s “Crime Tales with Nancy Grace.” “However in these waters you possibly can see very clearly for a lot of ft away, so I am very curious as to why nothing is displaying up.”
Heslop’s associates have arrange a Lacking Sarm Heslop Fb web page to share details about the search as police proceed to analyze the disappearance.
Virgin Islands Police have urged anybody with info relating to the whereabouts of Heslop to contact the Felony Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211.