A university student reported missing after failing to join her family on Christmas Day has been found safe and well.
Isabel Gayther, 21, was located at an address in north London on Thursday five days after a disappearance the Metropolitan Police described as “extremely out of character”.
Except for messages sent from her Facebook account on December 27, she had not been seen or heard from since around 11.30am on Christmas Eve.
The messages claimed that she was safe. In all, the account posted three updates as well as discussing the disappearance with commenters on her wall.
“Am not on my way to Syria or being held hostage,” the account wrote in the first update. “Promise, it is lovely though that my name now comes up on The Sun. A day and half I’m out of contact and this is what happens??? I AM NOT MISSING peace.”
“Oh god how embarrassing, this is the second …