MISSING X Issue star Levi Davis might have drowned after being hunted by criminals over a £100,000 debt, it was reported.
The 24-year-old former skilled rugby participant was final seen leaving an Irish pub in Barcelona on October 29 and police mentioned his passport was discovered within the metropolis’s port space.
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His household have employed a non-public investigator in a bid to search out Levi amid experiences his financial institution card and cellphone had not been used since he vanished.
However now it’s been reported Levi might have run up large money owed with Somali criminals as his social gathering way of life spiralled uncontrolled.
An unnamed member of the staff of personal detectives informed La Vanguardia newspaper: “Davis got here to Barcelona fleeing from these criminals.
“He had adopted a frenzied way of life and was in a really delicate scenario. The reality is he was certain they had been chasing him.
“The truth is he was satisfied that they had tried to poison him on one event.”
The quantity he owed was put at round 115,000 euros – which is a bit of in need of £102,000.
The Somali mafia debt claims surfaced in Spain because it emerged his household had been urgent Spanish police to analyze a attainable drowning in Barcelona’s port.
Levi’s passport was discovered close by and fears grew he may have been lured right into a lure after arranging to fulfill somebody he had met on social media.
It comes as his heartbroken mum Julie broke down in tears this on Good Morning Britain as she recalled the final hug she gave her son earlier than he left for Spain.
“There’s at all times that mom’s intuition,” she mentioned.
“And simply earlier than he left there was a message that, I don’t know, possibly powers up above, that mentioned to me, ‘Give him a hug since you simply don’t know if it’s going to be your final.’”
Julie expressed her frustration on the lack of expertise about Levi.
“I’ve had lots of help from household and pals and naturally the personal investigators have been working very exhausting and the Spanish police have performed their bit as properly.
“However the place I feel it’s been troublesome shouldn’t be having the knowledge come via.
“There’s the language barrier after all and having to go through the British consulate earlier than after which the suggestions with information updates could be very gradual, very gradual.
“I do know the British consulate are urgent however by way of the updates and the CCTV protection it’s irritating.
“We bought info again saying sadly it’s too late as a result of the Spanish police needed to go to court docket to get paperwork signed so they may entry the CCTV.
“By the point they did get it all of the video had been deleted. It’s very irritating.”
Good Morning Britain reported personal detective Gavin Burrows informed the programme he feared Levi might have drowned in Barcelona port.
GMB mentioned man was within the water in misery within the port space near a close-by cruise ship.
A search was carried out however no physique was discovered and everybody was accounted for, at the very least on the cruise ship.
However it was a while later that the police realised Levi’s passport was present in that very same space, mentioned the programme.
The incident was additionally reported in Spanish media which mentioned employees on the cruise ship had alerted the authorities somebody was within the sea
However the search was suspended quickly afterwards as a result of not one of the passengers was lacking.
Levi made the journey to Barcelona alone after staying in Ibiza for every week, arriving within the metropolis at round 7pm.
The rugby player-turned-reality star carried out on X Issue: Celeb in 2019 with fellow rugby gamers Ben Foden and Thom Evans as a part of the group Strive Star.
In 2020, he starred within the E4 courting sequence Celebs Go Digital Relationship.
The previous Bathtub winger had been affected by melancholy and had gone on vacation following a knee damage.