Friends and family never gave up hope of finding Karl alive

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FRIENDS and family of Karl Law spent three weeks in Prague looking for the missing dad.

Karl vanished while on his cousin’s stag do in Prague on Saturday, November 15.

Karl Law who went missing on a stag in Prague ,  fianc�e Amanda Collins, 30, and their three-year-old son Lenny. Karl and sone Lenny on their first fishing trip''Photo supplied by Amanda PPP-140412-101302001

Karl Law who went missing on a stag in Prague , fianc�e Amanda Collins, 30, and their three-year-old son Lenny. Karl and sone Lenny on their first fishing trip''Photo supplied by Amanda PPP-140412-101302001

A huge search party was launched by family and friends.

Together, they worked in shifts, flying backwards and forwards to the city, scouring the streets of the Czech capital.

His body was eventually found by police in the Vltava river on Sunday, December 7.

After the discovery, Karl’s relatives were initially confident from the clothing that he was wearing at the time, that it was not him.

But it was confirmed to be his body the following day.

His mother Sue Law was in the city when his body was found.

His heartbroken fiancee Amanda Collins told The News Karl will live on in their three-year-old son Lenny.

She had told him his dad was away on a fishing trip.

Friends and family were angry that Czech police did not act sooner on information that Karl had been spotted on a bridge over the river hours after he disappeared.

Shortly after his disappearance, more than 15,000 people joined a Facebook page called Please Help Find Karl Law, supporting all of Karl’s family and friends.

Questions are still being asked about what happened after Karl vanished on that November night.

Karl was in a group of 13 in the Czech capital celebrating his 41-year-old cousin Lee Cross’ stag do with his brother Craig Law, 30.

Members of the party were on a night out when they split as some headed to the Maxim Bar in Old Town Square.

It was 3am on Sunday when the group in the bar returned to their hotel that they realised their relative was missing.

Following his death, thousands of people left tribute to Karl on the Facebook page.

And many have praised the way family and friends never gave up hope and put all their energy into finding him.