The last phone calls that backpacker Theo Hayez has ever made were revealed after his family had access to his Google account.
In a tragic turn, the data also showed that Theo had desperately tried to return to his hostel several times, but never made it.
The 18-year-old was last seen leaving the Cheeky Monkey nightclub in the tourist town of Byron Bay in New South Wales after being asked to leave on May 31 at 11 p.m.
Theo sent two messages in French at 12.20 pm and 12.55 pm – one on Facebook messenger to a friend and one on WhatsApp to his step sister in Belgium.
As part of a discussion with his friend about the upcoming tour of the band U2 through Australia, he wrote & # 39; ugh, in September or something? & # 39;
His last message to his step sister was an answer in which & # 39; Thanks & # 39; stood with a kiss emoji.
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The missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez (photo) desperately tried to find his way back to his hostel in the moments before he got off the grid, his phone details were revealed
His cousin Michael Dorkhom told it The lighthouse podcast data from Google also showed that Theo used Google Maps to find out how he could go back to his hostel Wake Up! on the beach of Belongil.
Theo, however, went in the opposite direction to Cape Byron on the east side of the city.
Logs from Google Timeline showed that Theo left the bar and walked away from the main street of the city and turned from Johnson St along Kingsley St into a dark, quiet residential area.
& # 39; This is very strange because he is someone who doesn't know the area well and he has only been there for a few days, why would he go that way? & # 39; Michael said.
His cousin Michael Dorkhom said the data from Google also showed that Theo (pictured with his girlfriend) uses Google Maps to find out how he can go back to his hostel Wake Up! on the beach of Belongil
Theo then turned left onto Tennyson St and followed the road towards bushland near the Youth Activity Center and Byron Bay Recreational Grounds.
He left from here to the east and away from his hostel through more residential streets, before arriving on the Milne Track, an access road through bushland to Tallows Beach.
Theo followed the Milne trail before making his way north, and fought through thick bushland at midnight before reaching the sand at Tallows.
Pictured: the real route that Theo traveled when seekers focused their efforts on the hostel where the backpacker was staying
The new information also proved that Michael had searched search and rescue groups in places that Theo never was (Theo pictured on CCTV when leaving the nightclub of the Cheeky Monkey)
Theo, pictured with his cousin Lisa Hayez, has now been missing for more than five months
He made his way along the sand to Cozy Corner at the northern end of Tallows under the cliff below the lighthouse before his telephone signal shut off.
A red line on his data track suggests that Theo had run from the recreational area to Cozy Corner.
This information also proved to Michael that search and rescue groups had searched places that Theo never was.
& # 39; This was a crucial moment, since we spent a lot more time and resources on backpackers the week before, looking at what Google is telling us, that it actually says it has gone in the opposite direction and never has gone back, & # 39; Michael said.
Google data from Theo Hayez's phone revealed that search and rescue groups had searched for areas where Theo had never been
& # 39; It was a bit of a shock to know that we had just spent a week in an area where there was nothing to be found. & # 39;
The job on which he found himself was remote and hidden away from the city of Byron, at the kind of location you would not accidentally encounter.
This has led many, including Theo & # 39; s parents Laurent Hayez and Vinciane Delforge, to believe that Theo was traveling with someone.
& # 39; We believe that Theo was not alone on the night he disappeared and that sooner or later someone should speak out, & # 39; told the now divorced parents The Australian in a joint statement.
& # 39; We will not give up until we know what happened to Theo. & # 39;
The search for Theo was dissolved in September, the only evidence being the gray Puma cap he wore the night he disappeared.
It was found in dense bushland near Tallows Beach.
Theo has been missing for more than five months now.
The backpacker traveled with his cousin Lisa Hayez through Australia, who claimed that & # 39; all was well & # 39; with Theo before he disappeared.
THE TIME LINE OF THEO HAYEZ DISPOSAL
May 31, 7:45 PM: Theo Hayez and an unnamed friend were caught on a CCTV camera in a local bottle shop in Byron Bay.
May 31, 23:00: The last confirmed observation of Hayez. He was seen when he left the Cheeky Monkey bar and seemed to be heading toward the WakeUp! Backpacker hostel where he stayed.
June 1 AM: The last confirmed WhatsApp message was sent from Theo's phone.
June 1, 1:42 PM: Theo & # 39; s phone pinged for the last time.
June the 6th: Theo was reported missing to the local police.
June 9: Police conducted a large land, sea and air investigation in the Byron Bay area with the help of rescue officers, the State Emergency Service, a lifesaver rescuer and rescuers.
June 10th: Local residents and other backpackers took part in the search for Theo.
10 June – 16 June: SES crews, the dog crew, lifeguards, local volunteers and police continue to search the headlands of Byron Bay, east and north of the city, as well as beaches and marshes.
June 16: Theo's mother, Vinciane Delforge, told a French broadcaster in Belgium that she hopes her son is safe and well, but said that his disappearance is completely out of character.
June 17: Theo & # 39; s father Laurent Hayez travels to Byron Bay to help find his son Theo. He makes an emotional plea and asks Australia to keep looking for his son and vows to stay in the country until he is found.
He says he hopes that WhatsApp will work with the police to decrypt the messages that Theo sent last – an achievement, he says, that could change the course of the search.
The police admit that they are still & # 39; stunned & # 39; be open throughout the case and all lines of investigation.
Murder detectives go looking for Theo.
3 July: NSW Police announces that the large-scale search for the teenager had been canceled, but investigations are still ongoing.
July 12: Theo & # 39; s broken father is flying home.
July 17: Top forensic psychologist Tim Watson-Munro says that Theo may have been the victim of an unknown serial killer, along with two 20-year-old backpackers who went missing months ago on the north coast of the NSW.
July 18: The parents of Theo reveal that they believe he is alive and hope that he lives in a congregation.
August: A dedicated group of residents of Byron Bay has hired cadaver dogs to search for the missing Belgian tourist Theo Hayez.
The dogs and their companions roamed through bushland in the Arakwal National Park including Tallow Beach.
September: Theo & # 39; s father Laurent Hayez returns to Australia to continue his search for his son.
16 September: The police ends the search for Theo and refers his case to the coroner.
October 13: Theo & # 39; s family confirms a pet found in dense bushland near where the missing backpacker's phone last pinged & # 39; belonged to him.
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