The search for Théo Hayez, a Belgian backpacker who had disappeared in Australia over fourteen days ago, was limited to a lighthouse where his phone signal was last recognized when the search for the young backpacker continued on Tuesday.
The ongoing investigation has allowed the authorities to advance their search after receiving information on the young Belgian's smartphone. He left a facility in Byron Bay, a popular destination for backpackers in Australia.
The last signal from Hayez's smartphone was on June 1, and the authorities were able to track it to the vicinity of the lighthouse.
] "We know the phone, but our search is not limited to finding it ̵
The search for Hayez has been ongoing since June 6, when he was reported missing. However, the police were unable to find any significant evidence, and a murder investigation was initiated on Monday.
Later on Monday, the news app announced to WhatsApp that it would assist the police in their search efforts after Hayez's [dad] had asked the company to publish more data Bringing Light Into Darkness In An Emotional Press Conference in Byron Bay  About the Disappearance of His Son While Hayez & # 39; s father had asked for access to his son's conversations, the news app stated that they could only provide information about the IP of the smartphone address or the last time that Hayez was active in the app as conversations are encrypted.
The Brussels Times