"I feel completely helpless".
The police in the United Kingdom have found a body in Epping Forest which matches the description of missing Nigerian student, 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye, the mother, Evidence Joel, has revealed.
Scotland Yard previously said that detectives continue to keep an open mind about the student's whereabouts.
He added: "I would also like to thank the public for their continued support in sharing our appeals, checking doorbell and dashcam footage, and passing on any information".
Inquiries are now underway to identify the body. A confirmed sighting of him in Loughton, Essex, has police searching Epping Forest.
Police said further inquiries have established that he then took a taxi from the W2 area of London to a residential street in Loughton.
He was last seen in the Epping Forest area, where he was last seen on CCTV footage in the early hours of March 23rd.
The force said Mr Okorogheye's phone has not been in use since his disappearance.
She said she did not know anything specific about the person.
"If you read or hear this message we would ask you to contact us, or someone you trust, to let us know you are safe". Our only concern is your safety.
19-year-old Okorogheye has sickle cell disease, and had been shielding for months.
She told The Guardian the current cold weather, which could cause Mr Okorogheye substantial pain, was a major concern.
"Oh God, they said the description matches his, but we'll go in tomorrow to find out, ' Ms. Joel told MyLondon".
On March 22, Mr Okorogheye was seen boarding the 23 bus southbound in Ladbroke Grove at 8.44pm.
She also issued a message to her son, telling him: 'Everybody misses you. And we love you very much. All we want to do now is how to get him back and tell us his story.