Criticism has been levelled online at the States police for not expanding the search area or calling in UK detectives sooner after the 20-year-old disappeared following a work Christmas party in December.
Detectives are now working on 12 lines of inquiry – after exhausting more than 500 – which include two forensic leads. Details of those leads have not been disclosed.
Today, just over seven months after Mr Lynch vanished, Detective Superintendent Stewart Gull, who was the senior investigating officer into the murder of five prostitutes in Ipswich between October and December 2006, said the police in Jersey are up to the job and are as highly trained as their UK counterparts.
Read the full story in Thursday’s JEP.