HELP NEEDED To Find Scott van Zyl Gone Missing In Zimbabwe

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  1. Philip Glass

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    And sorry to say the same thing I heard last Friday from a good friend of scotts and someone who was searching for him. I hope and pray over time the family will be able to get through this and remember all the good times they had. We need to give the family there space and let them talk when and if they are ready down the road. Prays sent and I hope there hearts heal from this over time.
     
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    Potentially very sad news indeed.
     

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    Hi All - I know this is not a top priority right now or what's going thru our heads but ...

    I've just noticed that some European (UK) papers have started publishing articles on the story and using (The Daily Mail in particular) pictures taken from Scott's Facebook account, which is completely open.
    In the interest of preserving his and his family privacy, someone close to them might want to suggest they restrict his account.

    Sending strength to those close to Scott.
     
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    So many conflicting reports it's hard to know what to believe. Earlier it was reported they found his boots on the bank. So if they found his boots how could he be wearing them?

    I know the outlook is bleak but I still keep hoping that some miraculous news will appear on this thread and watch it every day.
     
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  10. lcq

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    I'm with you. I still cling to the hope they will find Scott under a tree like Rip Van Winkle and he will be returned to his family
     
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    I believe that an
    Several days back I read a highly questionable account that Scott's 'shoes' were found close to his packs. I believe this so-called account was simply one of the rumors--probably false--that always seem to crop up in a mystery of this kind. It may have been a conflation of 'footprints' with 'shoes.' On the other hand, I can find no published verification of the 'partial boot'.
     
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    On Yahoo news according to a site called One Green Planet which is very left bent the news is bad. Don't know what their source is or if the story is accurate.
     

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    Seems like most accurate news on Netwerk24, again local but Afrikaans news site...this is the latest of 6 articles they published - anyone up to translating for benefit of community?

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    saw that as well. That site is so misinformed and bias I hate to even click on it but in this case I wanted to see what they had to say.
     

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    Evening everyone.. i am waiting on a final update from our LHLF president but this is what i do know to be a fact and confirmed by the SAR team; the part of the boot that was found in one of the crocodiles was indeed Scott's. The search wasn't completely called off, we still have people visiting the villages and people there to see if any new information has come to light after the pamphlets was distributed. We all know at this stage that DNA tests are being done on the remains found and I know we all wanted answers last week already. All we can do is still pray.
     
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    Thank you for the continued updates @Salome de Villiers

    Still praying for Scott, his family, and his friends.
     
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    Very sad news. Praying for a positive outcome.
     
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    Thank you for keeping us informed. Until proven otherwise I will still hold out hope Scott will be found
     
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