Lacking nurse Owami Davies might have been noticed in south London, police say


Detective Chief Inspector Nigel Penney, main the close to six-week probe, reassured anybody serving to 24-year-old Owami Davies they aren’t in any bother.

Owami left her household residence in Chafford Hundred, Grays, was final seen in Derby Street, West Croydon on July 7.

CCTV launched final week confirmed her in a darkish jacket, crimson Adidas T-shirt, mild gray joggers at 12.30pm strolling north on London Street away from West Croydon in direction of Norbury.

DCI Penney, of Met’s Specialist Crime Command, who’s main the investigation, stated: “The search to seek out Owami Davies continues and we’re conducting searches, appeals and in depth CCTV enquiries with a view to hint and discover her. I might remind folks this stays a lacking individual enquiry.

“We’re clearly very involved for the welfare of Owami and it’s doable she is within the native space and in want of assist.

“We have now experiences of somebody of Owami’s description being seen within the Croydon space within the days after she was final seen on CCTV and we sincerely hope to seek out her secure and effectively.

“I might additionally attraction to anybody who could also be serving to Owami, or Owami should you see this message, please be assured you aren’t in any bother in any respect.

“We’re solely involved in your welfare and wish to be sure to are okay.

“Owami, your loved ones love you and are determined for information, they might be overjoyed to listen to you might be secure.

“I might urge folks to take a look at the images of Owami and get in touch with us if they’ve seen her or bear in mind seeing her within the space.”

He added: “We have now already had excellent help from the local people, companions and companies and we recognize everybody who has contacted us or helped publicise the seek for Owami.

Owami Davies went lacking on July 7 (Metropolitan Police/PA)

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“I do know Owami’s household are grateful for all the assistance the general public have given, please proceed to assist by calling police you probably have any data. Your name could possibly be the important data that helps us discover Owami secure and effectively.”

Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer, the South Space commander, added: “I can guarantee our neighborhood that each one we will do to seek out Owami is being performed.”

5 males have been arrested throughout the course of the investigation for offences of suspected homicide or kidnap.

All have since been launched on bail, while the investigation crew observe up on additional inquiries.

The Met’s Specialist Crime Command is main the investigation into her disappearance, and has introduced in help from the Nationwide Crime Company.

Investigators have beforehand appealed for the driving force of a white van that was parked in Derby Street when Owami was final seen to come back ahead. She and a person crossed the highway simply because the van pulled out.

Owami’s mom Nicol Davies, 46, has made public appeals via the police for assist discovering her daughter.

She stated: “That is such a horrible time for all those that love Owami and I’m pleading for anybody who may help discover her to contact police.

“Every single day we hope to listen to the information that Owami is coming again to us, your assist may make it so.”

Owami was nearing the tip of her research and had secured a job with Man’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

She had labored in A&E throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and was focused on doing analysis on illnesses.

Anybody with data ought to name the incident room on 020 8721 4622.

Info will also be offered anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or on-line at

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