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Ireland 'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods

11:20  07 march  2018
11:20  07 march  2018 Source:   thejournal.ie

Gardai receive vital clue in hunt for missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell

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THE HUSBAND OF missing woman Tina Satchwell has said that he believes she would not have gone willingly to the woods where gardaí are currently conducting a search. “ It makes no sense at all because I know Tina .

Mr Satchwell said he assumed she had gone for a walk alone. He also noticed two suitcases were missing from the house and four days after she was last seen and after talking to relatives she was Tina Satchwell . “ It ’s very out of character for her . I wouldn’t feel she ’d go anywhere on her own.

a woman smiling for the camera: Tina Satchwell. © GPO Tina Satchwell.  THE HUSBAND OF missing woman Tina Satchwell has said that he believes she would not have gone willingly to the woods where gardaí are currently conducting a search.

Speaking Tuesday evening on RTÉ Prime Time, Richard Satchwell once again said he believed someone had information on her whereabouts and appealed again for the public’s help in locating her.

Tina Satchwell was last seen at her home in Youghal, Co Cork on 20 March 2017. She was reported missing four days later by her husband Richard.

Both her family and gardaí have repeatedly expressed their concern over her disappearance.

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Richard Satchwell , husband of Youghal, Co. Cork woman Tina Satchwell , who has not been seen for more than three months, has made a TV appeal to her to make contact, saying “there’s nobody mad at you.

Speaking on RTÉ’s Prime Time, her husband Richard Satchwell said that he went out to run errands on the morning of her disappearance and when he had arrived home she was gone and more than €26,000 in cash was also missing from a secret hiding place.

Monday morning, Superintendent Colm Noonan of Midleton Garda Station announced that a large team of officers will carry out a 24/7 operation at the site at Mitchel’s Wood in the Castlemartyr area of Cork – less than 20 minutes from Youghal.

In recent days, gardaí have received information leading them to the parkland. It is believed that a person acting suspiciously was spotted exiting the woods on the night Satchwell was supposed to have gone missing.

Richard Satchwell. © RTa Prime Time Richard Satchwell.  Speaking today, Richard Satchwell said that it was strange that Tina would have gone to the woods, and that he believes she never would have gone there willingly.

He also said he did not believe that she had ever been to Mitchel’s Wood before.

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“ It makes no sense at all because I know Tina . I just know, I can vouch for this as much as I’m sitting here, she would not go near the woods .” Mr Satchwell said he continues to reflect on the four days between his wife leaving their home and him reporting her missing .

The husband of missing woman Tina Satchwell has shared his thoughts on where he believes his wife is. Richard Satchwell says he’s convinced his wife is still alive, despite last being seen on March 20, and thinks she may be in the UK staying with family.

“I know for a fact – because she wouldn’t walk any strange woods with me – so there’s no way that she would do it on her own,” he said.

I know she never has [been there] while she has been with me. And she’s been with me since she was 17 and I can’t imagine her ever going there as a child.

Later, he said:

“It makes no sense at all because I know Tina.

I just know… Tina would not go near that woods on her own or in the company of anybody… I can vouch for that, I can 100% put that on the line.

Satchwell said he had “no more information officially than what had been given out to the public”.

The search 

In relation to the search being carried out, Satchwell said he had “two feelings”.

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Tina ’s Husband Richard pleaded with missing Cork Woman Tina Satchwell to return home in TV appeal. Pic: YouTube. Rejecting Richard’s theory that Tina had gone to visit family in the UK, Martine said they would know if Tina had fled to England.

Tina Satchwell went missing from her home in Youghal, Co Cork on 20 March this year. Tina ’s aunt, Margaret Maher, says it is very unlike her niece to disappear like this. It ’s very out of character for her . I wouldn’t feel she ’d go anywhere on her own.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai © pa.press.net Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai “Your heads telling you, ‘no, she out there, she’s fine’. But then you get this awful feeling in your stomach.

He said he had received great support from the public since Tina’s disappearance.

He did not report her missing for about four days after she had disappeared.

The entire search is expected to take between two and three weeks depending on the weather. The witness is understood to have come forward last week but the recent poor weather conditions prevented officers from beginning the search.

There were plans to start this search last week but the red alert weather warnings meant it was postponed until this week.

Any member of the public with information on Tina’s whereabouts is asked to contact the incident room at Midleton Garda Station at 021 4621550 or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666111.”


Exclusive: Tina not being portrayed as ‘kind and bubbly’ woman she is says family .
Almost a year after the mysterious disappearance of Tina Satchwell, the missing woman’s family have expressed their dismay at how she is being portrayed in appeals . Richard Satchwell, inset, missing woman, Tina Martine Dingivan, who is married to Tina’s uncle Stephen, told Extra.ie that the Tina Satchwell they know is not being fairly represented in all the publicity to track her down.Talking about her missing niece, she said: ‘Tina is this lovely, bubbly, kind person.

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