search of Burnham-On-Sea lake in hunt for missing Dean Tate
divers carried out a new underwater search of the lakes at Burnham-On-Sea
Holiday Village over the weekend as part of their ongoing search
for missing Burnham-On-Sea man Dean Tate.
pictured here, police divers spent several hours on Sunday (April
8th) searching the banks and waters of the popular fishing lakes
at the holiday park.
underwater search unit vehicle was parked at the holiday park for
much of the day.
Police team launched a rigid inflatable boat onto the lakes and
then scoured the waters - with no breakthrough in the six-week investigation.
Tate, 40, was last seen at TA8s bar in Pier Street, Burnham-On-Sea
at 2am on Saturday, February 24th after earlier visiting the nearby
Somerset and Dorset pub.
from his mobile phone were last picked up at around 3am on February
24th and he has not been seen since, which his family says is out
partner made an emotional TV plea for help last week as a £1,000
reward for information about Dean Tate was offered.
of the 'Find Dean Tate' community group started the fundraising
here, it aims to raise £1,000 as a reward that will be
given to a person or people that provide concrete evidence as to
what has happened to Dean.
money will only be given to a person or people that provide concrete
evidence as to what has happened to Dean. Any additional money will
be split between various organisations who have assisted in the
search for Dean.
Police, fire, Coastguard, BARB, RNLI and other volunteer crews have
also been involved in a search for Mr Tate to try and find him.
are still appealing for anyone who has seen him, or to contact them.
you see Dean, or have information which could help Burnham-On-Sea
Police, call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference
is white, 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build with short dark brown hair
and brown eyes.
say that he was last seen he was wearing a black short-sleeved T-shirt
with badges on the arms, black jeans and black Nike trainers. He
also wore a heavy brown leather Superdry jacket.
photos of Dean were released by Police last month in the hope that
he would be recognised and found.
you see Dean, or have information which could help the Police, call
101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5218042329.
Top, Police divers on Sunday searching the lakes at Burnham Holiday
Village; and the photos of missing Dean Tate