COPS searching for the body of a missing Renfrewshire charity worker believe car journeys may hold the key. 

Emma Faulds, 39, was last seen at Fairfield Park in Monkton, Ayrshire, on Sunday, April 28 and a man has been charged with her murder.

Detectives looking for the Kilmarnock woman, who worked for Paisley based Kibble, have been conducting enquiries in the South Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway border in southern Scotland.

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Detectives believe the movements of two vehicles on the Girvan to Newton Stewart route may hold the key to finding the youth worker's remains.

They want to trace the journeys taken by a black Mercedes on Monday, April 29 and a black Jaguar the following day.

A police helicopter is being used to map the area while a special website has been set up so drivers can upload dashcam footage. 

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Fergus said: "I believe the A714 route is key to helping us find Emma and I am appealing again to those who use this route regularly, please take time to think back and consider if you saw a Mercedes or Jaguar car on this road or parked up somewhere, or even off road.

"If you have dash cam footage, please take the time to go through and check it. You may not realise it but you could have captured footage of the vehicles in these locations which could provide us with vital information and assist us in finding Emma."

Ross Willox, from Ayrshire, has been accused of murdering Ms Faulds and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

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The 39-year-old made no plea or declaration during the private hearing at Ayr Sheriff Court last week and was committed for further examination.

He was remanded in custody and will appear in court at a later date.

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