THE family of a British man who disappeared in Spain have begun working with Madeleine McCann’s parents’ PR guru.
Rem Kingston, 31, from Essex, who suffers paranoia, is believed to be in hiding in Ibiza or Mallorca, after he vanished from a ferry in Mallorca.
The DJ, who has worked in Ibiza, was last seen on March 22 at 5am boarding the Balearia-run Hypatia de Alejandria ship.
“We have a strong hope and belief that he is still out there waiting to be found,” Rem’s only sister Megan Kingston said.
Following several recent possible sightings of her brother, she has now brought in Clarence Mitchell, the former BBC journalist turned PR expert who has worked with the McCann’s.
“Rem’s family are absolutely convinced he is still alive and they want to make sure people are still aware of him and they are doing their utmost to find him,” he told The Sun Online.
Rem has not contacted his family since he disappeared while carrying €200 in cash, credit cards and a mobile phone.
Last year Rem moved to Luxembourg to be with his girlfriend Natacha de Silva, 37, who says her partner has mental health issues and borderline personality disorder.
Speaking to The Sun Online, she said: “We are 100% sure he was not suicidal at the time he disappeared, he would not have jumped from the ship, bless him, he wouldn’t have been courageous enough too.”
The family are self-funding sea and air searches for Rem, and have also set up a GoFundMe page which has so far raised £8,100 of the £10,000 target.
Rem has light brown hair, and is 5ft 9, with a slim build.
The family are appealing for help and the Foreign Office is now assisting.