The family of
missing British journalist Michael Dixon has written to Prime Minister
David Cameron to appeal for help, following his intervention in the
Madeleine McCann case.
Michael's brother, David Dixon, said:
"It's great news for all families of Britons missing abroad that
David Cameron and the Met are helping the
McCanns. Now we're asking them to do the same for us."
The Dixon family's letter to Prime Minister Cameron says: "We need
political action to break the wall of apathy ... Michael has not become
famous like Madeleine, but he is no less important and our pain is no
The Dixon family is asking for the PM's intervention to make sure the
Metropolitan Police Authority reviews the case files and sends a mission
to Costa Rica.
The British authorities have admitted there is a problem with red tape.
Minister of state Jeremy Browne said in a
letter on 12 May : "The Costa Rican police invited the UK police to
discuss the case via a teleconference, but this offer was turned down."
vanished after leaving his hotel room in
Tamarindo, Costa Rica, on 18 October 2009.
The story was recently covered in a BBC documentary:
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DIXON letter to PM:
SOURCE David Dixon