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THE heartbroken heart·bro·ken  
Suffering from or exhibiting overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment.

 mum of missing schoolgirl Danielle Jones yesterday wept as she pleaded for her daughter's safe return.

Linda Jones Linda Jones (born 14 January 1944, Newark, New Jersey - died 14 March 1972, Harlem) was an American soul singer. She signed with Warner Bros. Records subsidiary Loma Records in 1967 and released the biggest of several hits, "Hypnotized". , 41, broke down as she made an emotional appeal for anybody holding Danielle to let her go.

As the hunt entered its 16th day, a distraught dis·traught  
1. Deeply agitated, as from emotional conflict.

2. Mad; insane.

[Middle English, alteration of distract, past participle of distracten,
 Mrs Jones said: "Danielle, if you are reading this, we miss you so desperately. Just come home."

And to anybody who may have snatched her, she said: "Put an end to all this. We cannot carry on like this. It is tearing us apart."

Danielle, 15, vanished on June 18, after leaving her home in East Tilbury Tilbury (tĭl`bərē), part of the urban district of Thurrock, Essex, E England. Tilbury Fort originated under Henry VIII; it was rebuilt and strengthened in the 17th cent. , Essex, to go to school.

Linda said she and husband Tony are living a nightmare and their two sons are missing their big sister.

She said: "We wake up every day and hope it's not real - but it is and we just have to get through as best we can."

Detective Inspector Peter Coltman, leading the search, said: "I think it is increasingly likely that Danielle was abducted abducted Distal angulation of an extremity away from the midline of the body in a transverse plane and away from a sagittal plane passing through the proximal aspect of the foot or part, or away from some other specified reference point . We hope desperately this turns out to be a case of a runaway with a happy ending.

"But without any sightings in over two-and-a-half weeks we are becoming more and more concerned something sinister has happened."

He added: "I want to hear from anybody who may have seen a young girl getting into any car in the area of Coronation Avenue. We must eliminate all possibilities."

A man arrested on suspicion of abducting ab·duct  
tr.v. ab·duct·ed, ab·duct·ing, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.

2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.
 Danielle was released on bail after being quizzed for three days.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Jul 5, 2001
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