An autopsy on a body believed to be that of British animal trainer Amy Gerard has proved inconclusive.
Forensic experts failed to find the cause of death or establish the identity of the woman pulled out of the sea off Tenerife near the spot where Ms Gerard who was 28, disappeared Thursday 29 November after leaving an Irish pub.
The state the body was in after days in the water is thought to have hindered the post-mortem.
Ahead of the autopsy, which took place on Wednesday morning police said that ‘all lines of inquiry’ remained open in the ongoing investigation into Ms Gerard’s disappearance.
DNA tests will confirm if the body is hers, although investigators have not specified how long they will take to come back.

Bullfighting could be returning to Marbella despite being banned since 2015.
It comes after the town hall announced it is setting aside just over €1 million for the refurbishment of the Plaza de Toros with the goal of ‘making it safe, practicable and operational for its intended use’.
The project has been put out to tender, with companies having until December 30 to declare their interest.
And according to Spanish media, the tender document details resurfacing the ground of the bullring with traditional powdered stone and replacing and repairing the boards around the bullring.

Spanish police have deported an Argentine fan who arrived in Madrid for the final of the Copa Libertadores, saying he has a long criminal record.
Mazi Mazzaro was turned away at Madrid airport late Wednesday .. reports yesterday quoted unidentified police sources who described Mazzaro as dangerous, without elaborating.
Police in Madrid are on high alert for the game at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium featuring Buenos Aires archrivals Boca Juniors and River Plate.
The second leg was moved to Spain after it was postponed twice because of fan violence in Buenos Aires.

OVER six million cars are expected to be on the roads during the weekend because of the bank holidays.
This year, workers – other than those in retail or catering will take today as annual leave and use the weekend to go away for a short break or visit family members.
Extra traffic police will remain in place until midnight Sunday
Motorways and major highways between cities and coastal or countryside areas and ski slopes are likely to be busy.
The DGT has warned drivers to allow themselves extra time for all journeys, especially as the end of the weekend could bring heavy rain to some parts of the country.