New leads in hunt for Johanna's killer

Norfolk Police say they have new information about the murder of schoolgirl Johanna Young in Watton, Norfolk more than 21-years-ago.

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Police pleased with positive responses over Young investigation

Johanna Young Credit: ITV News Anglia

Detectives investigating the unsolved killing of Johanna Young in 1992 said they have had some positive responses to information uncovered by the enquiry at the end of last month.

DI Marie James, said: “Both our appeal in December and our detailed update around the critical lines of enquiry received a very positive response. This included taking nearly a dozen calls following the media appeals at the end of last month.

"We have been greatly encouraged by the information the team continue to receive on this investigation and our appeal remains for people to look to their consciences and consider ringing us even if they thought at the time the information irrelevant."

Fresh developments in Johanna's murder investigation

There have been fresh developments in the hunt for the killer of a Norfolk schoolgirl more than 20 years ago.

Detectives want to speak to what they've described as dishevelled teenager seen near the area where Johanna Young was found dead on Boxing Day 1992.

They received the information from a man who gave the boy a lift and who's broken his silence after all these years.

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Second arrest in teenage murder in 1992

14-year old Johanna Young

A second man's been arrested by Norfolk police in connection with the murder of a teenage girl who disappeared 21 years go.

14-year-old Johanna Young went missing from her home in Watton on 23rd December 1992, her partially clothed body was discovered on Boxing Day.

The second arrest of a man in his 30s who is from the Thetford area, comes as police were granted extra time to question a man in his 40s from Watton who was arrested yesterday.


Police given extra time to question man in historic murder

Johanna Young from Watton, Norfolk

Norfolk police have been given extra time to question a man about the murder of a teenage girl from Norfolk who disappeared 21 years ago.

Johanna Young was 14-years-old when she went missing from her family home in Watton on December 23rd 1992. Her partially clothed body was found on Boxing Day.

Yesterday a man in his 40s and from the Watton area was arrested in connection with her murder and remains in police custody.

Man arrested 21 years after murder of schoolgirl

14-year-old Johanna Young was killed in Watton, Norfolk in 1992 Credit: Norfolk Police

Norfolk Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a schoolgirl in Norfolk more than 21 years ago.

A man in his 40s from the Watton area was arrested in connection with the death of 14-year-old Johanna Young in 1992.

The man remains in custody and police enquiries continue.

The schoolgirl was last seen on 23 December 1992 and her body was discovered a few days later on Boxing Day.

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