Jay Slater cops reckon he might be alive elsewhere as they probe three leads

Spanish police on the hunt for missing teen Jay Slater believe he could be alive in a different part of Tenerife.

Cops are now investigating three leads, despite calling off their search for the 19-year-old lad on June 30, after scouring the island’s rough and rocky terrain for almost two weeks.

A source claims one of the potential leads is based on the theory that Jay could be in a different part of the island that is far away from the rugged area targeted by the search. The source told The Sun: “Even though the ground search for Jay is over, the investigation into where he might be still remains very much open.

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Jay Slater and pal Lucy Mae Law
Police hope the missing teen is alive in a different part of the island

“One line of inquiry is a theory that Jay might even be in a different part of Tenerife and still alive. All scenarios are being kept in mind. The case is very much open because there are still a number of unanswered questions which officers must find answers to.

“They are convinced someone, somewhere knows what happened to Jay or knows where is now is, and that’s what they are working towards trying to establish as quickly as they can.”

This follows yesterday’s announcement from a Spanish Guardia Civil spokesperson who said that “the investigation is ongoing and several lines of enquires are being pursued”. The police are still hoping to find Jay alive and haven’t deemed him as “missing feared dead”.

Spanish police searching for Jay Slater
Authorities are sure that someone knows what happened to the missing teen

Jay, an apprentice bricklayer from Lancashire, went back to the Airbnb of two Brits he met at a rave in the remote mountain village of Masca on Sunday, June 16. The following morning it’s believed he tried to catch a bus back to his Los Cristianos accommodation before setting out on an 11-hour trek through rugged and wild countryside.

Jay’s family and friends, along with a troop of volunteers continue to comb the island in the hope of finding him, however Jay remains missing, nearly four weeks after disappearing.

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