Doctor Who actress Tanya Fear’s cousin says ‘LAPD did not tell family she’d been discovered’ with parents left in the dark
FAMILY members of actress Tanya Fear say police did not tell them she’d been discovered alive and secure on Monday, a number of days after she was reported lacking.
The British actress, 31, who moved to LA to advance her profession, vanished final Thursday after leaving her residence in the Hollywood Bowl space with out her cellphone or purse.
In a press release on Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that Fear was discovered alive and secure earlier this afternoon, including that her family had been notified.
However, when approached by The Sun, family members of the star say they had been truly left in the dark about Fear being discovered till they noticed the LAPD’s assertion on-line.
Fear’s cousin, Kudzi Manyande, stated: “I simply spoke to her mother and he or she says LAPD has not made any contact.
“She’s trying to call them as she has also seen similar news on social media. She says until she sees/speaks to her, she won’t believe it.”
Manyande added: “They have not made any contact with her immediate family. It’s so distressing. Not being on the ground has made it extremely difficult for us.”
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Her father Andrew, who lives in Germany, instructed The Sun he was additionally fully unaware she’d been discovered.
The LAPD refused to remark when pressed on the matter, reiterating solely that she has been “found and is safe.”
In a later assertion, Manyande stated that Fear’s mom, Yvonne Marimo, was lastly in a position to verify with police that her daughter had been discovered.
“We’re so relieved,” Manyande added.
‘RELIEVED AND GRATEFUL’
The DiscoverTanyaFear additionally printed a press release to Twitter, expressing reduction.
“It is with great pleasure and relief to report, that Tanya has been found safe, by police today.
“We perceive she is not bodily harmed, however as a precaution, is being assessed at a neighborhood hospital.
“We want to thank the police, members of the public for his or her efforts in finding Tanya, in addition to the outpouring of concern and help over the final a number of days.
“Tanya’s family are relieved and extremely grateful.”
Tanya vanished on Thursday in the Hollywood Bowl space of LA. She was final seen leaving her residence however reportedly left with out her cellphone or purse.
Concerned family and pals unfold the phrase of her disappearance with the hashtag #DiscoverTanyaFear and arrange a devoted Twitter account to share updates on the search.
The star’s cousin stated that Fear was reportedly sighted at a Trader Joe’s grocery store in Santa Monica on Sunday.
It is unclear the place the actress was when she was situated on Monday.
No additional particulars have been launched by investigators.
Tanya’s supervisor, Alex Cole, stated the star appeared fantastic when he noticed her simply days earlier than she vanished.
“Since she’s been here, she’s had a great career and this is just the beginning,” he instructed KABC-TV on Sunday.
“We’re obviously concerned and [hope] we find out this is a simple mistake and we find her.”
Fear, whose actual title is Tanyaradzwa, is finest identified for her portrayals of Dr. Jade McIntyre on a 2018 episode of “Doctor Who” and Harlow in “Kick-Ass 2.”
She traded the UK for Los Angeles a number of years in the past, having beforehand studied at Kings’ College University in London.
Fear had simply begun working in stand-up comedy at the time of her disappearance, her family stated.
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