UK News Scottish cold case: Man charged over death of a woman 35 years ago

12:40  05 december  2019
12:40  05 december  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Two arrested in 38-year-old cold case murder investigation

  Two arrested in 38-year-old cold case murder investigation Two pensioners have been arrested following a cold case investigation into the murder of a woman 38 years ago. The body of Carol Morgan, 36, was found at Morgan's Store in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, in August 1981.Despite a number of arrests at the time, no one was ever charged over her death.On Wednesday officers from Bedfordshire Police arrested a 69-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman in Brighton on suspicion of her murder.

bearded man is charged over the random abduction and murder of a 21-year-old woman 35 years ago . A transient teenager abducted and murdered a 21-year-old Gold Coast woman in a random attack in a transient lifestyle and did not appear to have any connection to Ms Reed before her death .

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A man has been charged in connection with the death of a woman in Glasgow 35 years ago.

a close up of a man smiling looking at the camera: Mary McLaughlin was last seen alive in Glasgow on 26 September 1984 © PA Mary McLaughlin was last seen alive in Glasgow on 26 September 1984

Mary McLaughlin was last seen alive leaving a bar in the Hyndland area after a night out on 26 September 1984.

The 58-year-old's body was found six days later in her home on Laurel Street in the Partick area of the city.

Despite protracted inquiries at the time, no one was arrested or charged.

On Thursday, Police Scotland said that the case was re-investigated and that a 58-year-old man has now been arrested and charged over her death.

Detective Chief Inspector Suzanne said: "Undetected and unresolved homicides in Scotland are never closed and the families of victims are never forgotten.

"Our Homicide Governance Review team keep every undetected and unresolved case under review, and will continue to investigate any new information or lines of enquiry which come to light.

"The passage of time is no barrier to our investigations, and a re-investigation into Mrs McLaughlin's murder has now resulted in the arrest and charge of a man 35 years later."

Daughter of Glasgow mum murdered 35 years ago 'shocked' after cops arrest man over unsolved case .
Mary McLaughlin's murder had remained unsolved for 35 years after her body was discovered in a flat in Partick, Glasgow, in 1984.And as a man appeared in court charged with the murder of Mary McLaughlin, Gina McGavin said: “Maybe one day my mum will be able to finally rest in peace.

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