Posted on 31st December 2012
Concerns are growing for a Derby woman who went missing while on board a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam.
Teresa Cowley, (43) of Mickleover, boarded the Pride of Rotterdam ferry at Hull with her husband on Thursday, December 27.
Both had been enjoying drinks in the bar before returning to their cabin.
The door key to the cabin did not work and while Mr Cowley went to reception to resolve the problem he left Teresa sitting outside the cabin.
CCTV and witness accounts show Mrs Cowley go alone to Deck 11 Sun Lounge on the ship shortly after 1am on Friday, December 28. She did not return.
Searches of the ship failed to locate Mrs Cowley who has since been reported missing.
Mrs Cowley is described as white, of medium build, around 5ft 4in tall, with black bobbed hair with red highlights. She was last seen wearing a grey jumper, black leggings and black boots.
She has several distinctive tattoos including the words ‘Mrs Cowley’ written on her forearm, a black panther on one of her ankles and a large tattoo on the right side of her body made up of a dozen roses joined together.
Mrs Cowley had no money or identification with her when she went missing.
Detectives from the Harbour Police at Rotterdam are currently investigating. It is not thought that anyone else is involved or any criminal offence has taken place. the Harbour Police at Rotterdam are currently investigating. It is not thought that anyone else is involved or any criminal offence has taken place.
Officers from Derbyshire Constabulary are liaising with police in Rotterdam and would like to speak to anyone with information about Mrs Cowley’s whereabouts or anyone who was on board the ferry and has since returned to the UK.
Anyone with information is asked to call Derbyshire police on the non-emergency number 101 and speak to Peartree CID.