Helen McCourt, 22 and from Billinge, went
missing on a stormy night on February 9, 1988.
Police scoured nearby playing fields for clues
following Helen's disappearance
Ian Simms, who was convicted of Helen's murder,
is led away from
The George and Dragon, where he was landlord
Search volunteers cram into a hall for a police
Volunteers combed wasteland in a bid to find
Hundreds of people turned out to help in the
Simms behind the bar at The George and Dragon
In the days that followed Helen's disappearance,
a model retraced
the missing Billinge girl's last known footsteps
Mounted officers joined in the search for Helen
Helen's disappearance saw Billinge became the
focus of national news coverage
Stop and search...police mounted an intensive
search operation in the hunt for clues
Marie McCourt and her family still want Ian
Simms to reveal where Helen's body lies
so they can give her a Christian burial.
Marie McCourt has continued her relentless
search for Helen's body.