Irish Republican News · December 22, 2005
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Website used to trace missing LVF victim

The family of a woman thought to have been murdered by unionist paramilitary criminals earlier this year has launched a website in a bid to find her remains.

Lisa Dorrian went missing from a caravan site in Ballyhalbert, on the County Down coast, in February.

The Loyalist Volunteer Force has been accused of involvement in the murder of the 25-year-old shop assistant.

Following her disappearance, anonymous messages painted on the entrance of a village estate said ‘PSNI: ask the LVF where Lisa is’ and ‘LVF drug-dealing scum’.

Her family hope the confidential website will encourage those with knowledge of her death will come forward with information.

Within one hour of the family pleading with people to use a confidential page on the website to leave information, one woman left them a message which could be a vital clue.

And later in the day, another four messages were posted by those who may hold the key to Lisa’s whereabouts.

Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph last night, Lisa’s sister Joanne said: “The response so far has been brilliant and we’re really hopeful these messages will be a step forward.

“Two of the messages are quite specific so we’re hoping they will help us to find Lisa.

“I think the website has given those people with information the right vehicle to tell it, they feel more comfortable sharing it with us than with the police.

“It might even be that they thought it was something minor and were scared of wasting police time but they feel they can share it with us on the website,” added Joanne.

The website address is https://www.lisadorrian.co.uk

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