Mum's quest for missing son one year on

PUBLISHED: 13:17 03 March 2008 | UPDATED: 08:22 02 June 2010

Gerald and Helen Thrower, step-father and mother of missing man Terry McSpadden, with one of the posters they hung up around Wisbech on Saturday.
Picture: BRIAN PURDY

Gerald and Helen Thrower, step-father and mother of missing man Terry McSpadden, with one of the posters they hung up around Wisbech on Saturday. Picture: BRIAN PURDY

THE mother and step-father of Terry McSpadden hung posters around Wisbech on Saturday appealing for information – exactly a year after the 24-year-old went missing. From the Locomotive pub in Lynn Road to Tesco in Sandown Road – the last two public places

THE mother and step-father of Terry McSpadden hung posters around Wisbech on Saturday appealing for information - exactly a year after the 24-year-old went missing.

From the Locomotive pub in Lynn Road to Tesco in Sandown Road - the last two public places he was seen - posters appealing for information leading to Terry's whereabouts are now hung up across the town.

They have also been hung up towards Terry's home in Outwell Road, Elm, and between Wisbech and Skegness where his mother Helen Thrower and stepfather Gerald live.

But, no matter how much she keeps looking, Mrs Thrower fears her son will never return.

Speaking on Saturday, Mrs Thrower said: "Getting to today has been very, very hard.

"Sometimes it feels as if it has gone very quickly, yet sometimes it feels as if it has been forever.

"I will keep doing this but I don't think Terry's coming back. You don't just disappear off the face of the earth.


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