DETECTIVES are set to scour a remote hillside for the body of missing Amy Fitzpatrick, the Olive Press can reveal.
The area of wasteland, not far from the home of the teenager on the Costa del Sol, is likely to be searched in the next few days.
It comes after Amy’s aunt in Ireland Christine Kenny received an anonymous tip off about where her niece ‘had been buried’, following her disappearance on New Year’s Day 2008.
“It was very very precise and came from a lady in Ireland,” she told the Olive Press.
“She refused to give her name and withheld her number, but she was quite certain.
“She said you are the person I need to give this message to and she told me the spot that Amy is buried. She said she had known about it for some time.
“She was roaring and crying on the phone. In fact, she was blabbing.”
Kenny, who is close to Amy’s father Christopher, added: “The Gardai and Guardia Civil are both now involved and I have been told not to give away the exact spot.
“But I can tell you it is not far from where she lived.”
Amy had gone missing from her home in Riviera del Sol, near Calahonda, after a night out with friends nearby.
As the Olive Press revealed at the time, the 15-year-old had been unhappy and was not getting on with her mother or stepfather Dave Mahon, a local estate agent.
She had not been attending school and sources revealed she had even sometimes slept rough in a nearby park.
Despite nationwide and global appeals from both sides of the family, she has not been found.
Added her aunt: “I really hope they start searching now and that they get there in time before anything is moved.”
The news comes as it emerges that the mother of Amy and her partner Mahon have been living on the Costa del Sol for the last month.
This is despite Mahon being expected to be charged over the death of Amy’s brother Dean last year.
An inquest into the killing outside Mahon’s Dublin flat has been postponed until March 14.
He has admitted to stabbing Dean, but claims it was in self-defence. He has not yet been charged.
Olive Press sources reveal that the pair have been drinking regularly at a string of bars near the Los Jarales camp site, in Calahonda.
They have been seen a number of times at Los Ktetos and have a new puppy.
Mahon recently told the Irish Press the reason for the break was to help nurse Audrey back to full health. “She is physically and mentally exhausted” he said.
As we went to press, it was reported that Audrey needs an urgent liver transplant and had been rushed to the Costa del Sol hospital for tests. Doctors reported that her enzyme count was 2,750 – more than 100 times the normal level.