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Brave sister prays for brother Jack Glenn believed missing in River Foyle

By Staff Reporter

Scores of people have attended a prayer vigil for missing Londonderry man Jack Glenn.

The crowd turned out to show their support to the family of the 23-year-old, who is believed to have entered the River Foyle on Thursday morning. Among those present were Jack's mum Hester and sister Katie.

Earlier in the day, hundreds of people joined the searches which are taking place along the banks of the river and on the water.

People have taken to the river in kayaks and boats and have brought drones to the scour the area.

Speaking before the vigil, Katie said that Jack, a talented cricketer and footballer, was an "amazing brother who lit up every room he went into".

She asked for people to continue searching to bring Jack back to their family.

"We are all so devastated," said Katie.

"But we have to be strong to just try and get my brother back.

"We want to get him home with us for a short while and get him safe."

Anyone affected by the issues in this story can contact Samaritans on 116 123 or LifeLine on 0808 808 8000

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