Karen Buckley – police search Glasgow park for missing student


POLICE searching for an Irish nursing student who went missing after a night out in Glasgow are searching a park in the Kelvinside area of the city.

Karen Buckley, 24, from Cork, was seen leaving the Sanctuary nightclub at around 1am on Sunday morning.


Karen Buckley – missing since the early hours of Sunday morning



Miss Buckley’s handbag was found in Dawsholm Park on Tuesday afternoon.


Karen Buckley, Glasgow, 15, April, 2015
Specialist police teams are using search dogs, a helicopter and divers to search the area.



Specialist police teams are using search dogs, a helicopter and divers to search the area.

The nursing student’s parents have also flown to Scotland from their home in Ireland.


Missing student, Karen Buckley – Images by Deadline News


Miss Buckley’s mother Marian said on Tuesday: “We just want Karen home safely, we are desperate. She is our only daughter, we love her dearly.

“If anybody has any information please come forward, we would dearly appreciate it.”


Detective Superintendent Jim Kerr said: “Our absolute priority is to find Karen Buckley.

“Anyone with any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, should contact 101 or anonymously on Crimestoppers.”