Thriller of former boyfriend who ‘was current in Mexico’ after going missing for 12 years

The world of film and music has been rocked by data that Olivia Newton-John has died, aged 73.

Worthwhile music star Newton-John, who appeared reverse John Travolta in Greasedied of breast most cancers.

Her husband, John Easterling, launched the data on Monday (8 August), stating that she “handed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and buddies”.

Newton-John, who was recognized by many as Sandy in 1978 musical film Greasemade headlines in 2017 after it was reported that her former boyfriend had been discovered after going missing for 12 years.

Patrick McDermott disappeared whereas on a fishing journey in 2005.

After setting off on a ship from San Pedro Marina, McDermott, who was 48 on the time, mysteriously vanished. Non-public devices, collectively together with his pockets, have been found on board the vessel.

It was determined by means of a US Coast Guard investigation in November 2008 that McDermott “most definitely” drowned, nonetheless, no matter this, the circumstances spherical his disappearance led to the concept that he might have faked his private demise.

In 2009, investigators on NBC Dateline claimed McDermott disappeared to avoid cash owed – along with $8,000 he allegedly owed to his ex-wife for toddler assist.

Eight years later, Australian journal New Idea claimed it had proof that McDermott was alive after receiving footage by US media firm Coleman-Rayna that current an individual matching his description.

Private detective Charlie Parker instructed the outlet that the decide was a “90 per cent match” to McDermott, stating: “The widow’s peak is exact. The eyes are very comparable and the ears lengthen down on the highest the an identical distance. I think about it is him.”

It was beforehand claimed that McDermott had been discovered residing in Mexico with a German girlfriend in March 2016.

Olivia Newton-John and Patrick McDermott, who mysteriously vanished in 2005 (Rex Features)

Olivia Newton-John and Patrick McDermott, who mysteriously vanished in 2005 (Rex Choices)

Newton-John expressed grief about her former boyfriend’s disappearance in September 2016, telling 60 Minutes: “It’s human to marvel nonetheless, you notice, these are the problems in life it is necessary to accept and let go. On account of everytime you bear troublesome events, there’s always these concerns.

“Nonetheless, I keep on and naturally questions come up, always – it’s human.”

Ten years sooner than, Newton-John revealed that McDermott’s disappearance had launched her nearer to his ex-wife, Yvette Nipar, who she generally known as “an beautiful particular person”.

She instructed broadcaster Larry King all through an interview: “I see his son, and he’s thriving. He’s doing very properly.”

Hollywood stars are paying tribute to Newton-John following her demise. Her family, who requested for privateness of their assertion, talked about: “Olivia has been a brand of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast most cancers.

“Her therapeutic inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and most cancers.”

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