A mother has been left distraught after her son, student Richard Okorogheye aged 19 went missing after saying he was going to meet a friend.
Richard Okorogheye was last seen by his family on 22 March, when he left their home in west A search of Epping Forest, near where Richard Okorogheye was last seen, enters a third day.
Richard Okorogheye, 19, was last seen on Monday 22 March near the Ladbroke Grove area of west London and friends and family are becoming increasingly concerned for his safety.
Richard Okorogheye's mother says he was "struggling to cope" with shielding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Richard Okorogheye was last seen by his family on 22 March, when he left their home in west image captionRichard Okorogheye, who has sickle cell disease, left home without his medication.
A photo of Richard Okorogheye alongside a screengrab of CCTV footage dated 23 March of him in the Epping Forest district of Essex. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA.
"Maybe it's my language barrier," Richard Okorogheye's mother said, adding that she believes police considered her to be "one of those African women who was being frantic."
Richard Okorogheye found dead in Essex Lake. The London Metropolitan Police has confirmed that the body found in a lake in Essex was that of a 19 year-old Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye.
19-year-old Richard Okorogheye Credit: Family handout via Met Police. The body found in a lake in Epping Forest has been confirmed as that of missing 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye.
Richard Okorogheye left his home in the Ladbroke Grove area of west London on the evening of Monday, March 22. Police confirmed a body was found in the search for the student on Monday.
'Detectives investigating the disappearance of 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye are aware. 'Richard's family are being supported by specially trained officers and kept updated with developments.
The tweet read, "UPDATE: A formal identification has confirmed that a body found in #EppingForest is that of Richard Okorogheye. "Our deepest sympathies are with Richard's family at this incredibly...
The body found by police in a lake in Epping Forest has been confirmed as missing Nigerian student Richard Okorogheye. The 19-year-old's death is being treated as "unexplained"...
Richard Okorogheye went missing on March 22 (Picture: PA). The body found in an Epping Forest pond on Monday is that of missing student Richard Okorogheye, police have confirmed.
I can't stop thinking about Richard Okorogheye. Mother of missing Oxford student Richard Okorogheye, Evidence Joel gives an emotional plea for help to find her son.
Richard Okorogheye's body was found in a pond in Epping Forest on Monday evening. "A formal identification has confirmed that a body found in #EppingForest is that of Richard Okorogheye.
Richard Okorogheye is a 19-year old student who attends Oxford Brookes University. He told his mother he was "struggling to cope" with lockdown and had been shielding due to a sickle cell disease.
Richard Okorogheye (Image: PA). Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories direct to Mr Okorogheye was last seen on CCTV in Loughton, Essex, in the early hours of Tuesday March 23...
Richard Okorogheye, 19, who has sickle cell disease, was last seen on CCTV in Loughton, Essex (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)A body has been found in the search for missing student...
Richard Okorogheye: Police searching for missing student finds body in Epping Forest pond The teenager with sickle cell disease was struggling to cope with the shield during the coronavirus epidemic.
- Richard Okorogheye, a Nigerian student based in the UK, has been confirmed dead days after he went missing. - Okorogheye's body was found by the police in a pond in Epping Forest.
The mother of Richard Okorogheye has told Sky News she wants to know why her son died. Richard's body was found in Epping Forest...
Richard Okorogheye, 19, from Ladbroke Grove, Kensington went missing over two weeks ago. Now his mum has been told a body found in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex 'matches' her son.
Richard Okorogheye, a 19-year-old Nigerian student at Oxford Brookes University, who has sickle cell disease, left his family home in the Ladbroke Grove area of west London on the evening of March 22...
Richard Okorogheye, 19, disappeared two weeks ago after taking a taxi to Epping Forest having Richard Okorogheye's mum has reportedly been told the body found by police in Epping Forest on...
Ads. A body found in a pond in Epping Forest on Easter Monday has been confirmed as that of missing student Richard Okorogheye. The 19-year-old, who suffered from sickle cell disease...
Mr Okorogheye, who had sickle cell disease and was said to be struggling with shielding during the She wrote on Twitter: "I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Richard Okorogheye.
Evidence Joel said investigators gave her the heartbreaking news last night, weeks after searches for London student Richard Okorogheye began.
Police searching for missing student Richard Okorogheye, who went missing two weeks ago, say they have found a body in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex.