Nicola Bulley’s partner says her disappearance ‘is like a dream’
The partner of missing mum Nicola Bulley says her disappearance is ‘like a dream’.
Paul Ansell told Sky News: ’It seems absolutely impossible. it’s like a dream, I can’t get my head around it.
‘I don’t really have anything to say other than what the family said yesterday, my whole focus is my two girls and staying as strong as I can for them.
‘I’m scared that if I put focus into anything else it’s going to take my focus off that.’
Paul added he ‘doesn’t know how he’s coping.’
Nicola had been walking near the River Wyre in St Michael’s on Wyre, Lancashire at a similar time to when Nicola vanished on January 27.
The mortgage advisor had just dropped off her daughters, aged six and nine, at the local school in the village.
Her parents yesterday described how she was in good spirits during their last conversation and spoken of their ‘dread’ at the thought of never seeing her again.
Ernest and Dot Bulley said their grandchildren were ‘sobbing their hearts out’ after being told ‘mummy is lost’.
The last known movements of Nicola before she went missing were released by police last night as they still continue their search for mum-of-two.
Timings around the last time Nicola Bulley was last seen
Lancashire Police have released a timeline of events for the last movements of Nicola Bulley who went missing last week.
Friday, January 27th
8.43am – Nicola walked along the path by the River Wyre, having dropped her children off at school
8:50am (approximately) – A dog-walker – somebody who knows Nicola – saw her walking around the lower field with her dog. Their two dogs interacted briefly before the witness left the field via the river path
8.53am – She sent an email to her boss
9.01am – She logged into a Teams call
9.10am (approximately) – A witness – somebody who knows Nicola – saw her on the upper field walking her dog, Willow. Work is ongoing today to establish exactly what time this was.
9.30am – The Teams call ended but Nicola stayed logged on
9.35am (approximately) – Nicola’s mobile phone and Willow were found at a bench by the river by another dog-walker.
10.15am – She was reported missing after a walker found her dog loose along the local river.
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