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Missing Disney cruise worker: Parent's world 'crumbled'

Rebecca Coriam
Image caption Rebecca Coriam was employed to look after children on the ship

The parents of a British woman who disappeared from a cruise ship off Mexico have said their "world has crumbled".

Youth worker Rebecca Coriam, 24, from Chester, was last seen aboard the Disney Wonder on 21 March.

Her parents, Michael and Ann Coriam, have returned home to Guilden Sutton after meeting Disney officials and maritime investigators in Los Angeles.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force has ruled out foul play.

Miss Coriam failed to turn up for her shift on the ship, which had recently left Los Angeles, on 22 March.

Mr and Mrs Coriam were too upset to speak to the media but released a short statement which said: "We have just flown back from Los Angeles after our world crumbled.

"We are very tired, drained and emotional."

It added: "We wish to be with our family and friends."

Miss Coriam worked organising games, sports and activities for children on the ship.

Police in the Bahamas, where the ship is registered, have concluded their onboard inquiries.

The 83,000-tonne vessel returned to dock in Los Angeles on Sunday and has since set off on its next scheduled sailing.

Disney said it had carried out "multiple searches" onboard and a sea search has been carried out by the US coastguard and the Mexican Navy.

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