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The legendary DJ has been missing for three weeks

Bristol legend Derek Morris, aka DJ Derek, has been missing for three weeks. His family are extremely concerned about the 73-year-old, who has played hundreds of DJ sets and worked with many high-profile artists.

The police have been informed and the case is being treated as a missing person's case.

DJ Derek has been a resident of the St Paul's area in Bristol since 1978 and became a DJ in his mid-30s. He has played sets at Glastonbury Festival and has worked with the likes of Massive Attack. He's also appeared in a Dizzee Rascal music video and is due to play a set at the Arcadia event in Queen Square in Bristol in September.

His neice Jennifer stated: “I can't sleep and am at my wits end, as I feel totally hopeless.”

If anyone has any information about Derek's whereabouts they are asked to contact the police on 101, or his niece Jennifer via Twitter @XxJenniferAmyxX

Words: Mehrnaz Karimi