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Death look up

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Carol

Carol Report 29 Dec 2012 02:05

Have been told by my spiteful ex daughter in law that my son is dead , is there anyone that can search this for me his name is Darren Colin Bell he was born in Romford in 1967 I don't know when he died or where but he lived in St. Helens liverpool
Many thanks

jax

jax Report 29 Dec 2012 02:09

When did you last see him please?

I see there is a facebook page looking for him, deaths only go up until 2006 online



Carol

Carol Report 29 Dec 2012 02:15

I saw him 15 years ago , I can only imagine this has happened in the past 10 years as I had a letter for him in 2000

Carol

Carol Report 29 Dec 2012 02:16

Yes my daughter started the face book page to try and find him ,

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 29 Dec 2012 02:46

Battle for life
Jan 15 2009 by Michelle Fiddler, Liverpool Echo

A 50-YEAR-old man was today still fighting for his life after being found with head injuries on New Year’s Eve.

Brian Adamson (pictured) was discovered unconscious behind houses in Boardmans Lane, St Helens.

Darren Colin Bell, 29, of Folds Road, Haydock, and Anthony Crook, 45, of Tickle Avenue, St Helens, were charged at St Helens magistrates court with wounding.

They were remanded in custody and will appear again on January 19.


Liverpool Echo - News - Liverpool Local News - Battle for life
Jan 15 2009 by Michelle Fiddler, Liverpool Echo A 50-YEAR-old man was ... was discovered unconscious behind houses in Boardmans Lane, St Helens. Darren Colin Bell, 29 ...
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/?local-news/2009/... - Cached
More results from liverpoolecho.co.uk »



AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 29 Dec 2012 02:48

Teen 'posed as a solicitor' court told. - St. Helens, Prescot ...
A ST Helens teenager appeared in court - accused of ... Darren Colin Bell, 29, of Folds Road, Haydock, and ... Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England ...
www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-188707917.html - Cached

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 29 Dec 2012 02:56

There is a birth 1979 Liverpool who seems to be the right age for the chap in the first reports Ann posted.

Nor is he the pub doorman shot to death in Blackburn in 2001, he had a different middle name.

The Darren we are looking for is older, born 1967.

Carol

Carol Report 29 Dec 2012 03:17

Hi Ann
Thanks for your speed at finding this , but that's the first place we looked was liverpool echo and the Darren colin Bell is not the right age as he is 45 now but thank you anyway, its kind of you Darren was born in Romford Essex but has lived in liverpool for 20+ yrs in and out of prison for different things we are desperate to find him but fear he in prison or a psychiatric Hosp which are all data protected I will find him one day but alas I think he is dead as well such a sad situation not knowing xx

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 29 Dec 2012 10:34

GRO will make a search of the indexes for a total of 3 years if you were to contact them.
There is a time lag between a death being registered and it appearing on their lists.

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

When you fill in the form, say that you don't know the gro ref, and give a start date of 01/01/yyyy. They will then search all of that year, the previous year, and the following one. Unfortunately, even if they do find a record, if the details you supply are not *exactly* the same as on the certificate, they won't issue it.

Does your son's Ex have any siblings you might be able to approach?

Since you are posting during the early hours of the morning, does this mean that you aren't in the UK? If you were, your MP might be able to help with Home Office or NHS access, even if the response was a general 'He's OK'.

Could you 'mail shot' all the solicitors in his last known area to see if any of them represented him and when?

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 29 Dec 2012 14:33

Carol,
It is a very spiteful thing that has been done to you.

I wanted to say that you and your family are in my thoughts, I hope and pray for a happy outcome.

Anne Xxxx

zenawarrior

zenawarrior Report 31 Dec 2012 14:04

thats a really awful thing to do
i hope you find him alive and well
best wishes
zena xxxx

Janet 693215

Janet 693215 Report 31 Dec 2012 14:48

You could contact the Salvation Army. They do help reunite families and I'm sure they would be able to track your son as I think they have access to NI files and other records not in the public domain.

Good luck

Janet