that a family is mourning the death of a gay police officer who was found dead in London.
The officers remains were found on Thursday, April 7th at an estate in South London.
Gordon Semple disappeared while he was on duty around London Bridge, he was announced missing by Gordon’s partner, Gary Meeks, April 1st.
A Facebook page, Gordon Semple, 59 missing. Last seen on 1 April, was set up by Gordon’s brother, Ronnie.
In a post to Gordon’s Facebook page, Ronnie states that “It has been a terrible time for us all, especially Gary.”
The brother also said: “I would like to thank everyone for their kind thoughts during the past dreadful week.”
“Gordon will be sadly missed by all of his immediate family, his colleagues in the Met police, former Bank of Scotland colleagues in Inverness and London, friends from his Tartan Army days, but most of all the hardest loss is for Gary at this time.”
The Facebook message also stated that “Our world will be a worse place without him.”
The message ended with Ronnie stating that “It would be appreciated if the family is given time to grieve privately.”
In the Gay Star News report, they state that a 49-year-old man who was on the property at the time the remains were found is being arrested and questioned by police.