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Claudia could be declared dead from today

Missing York chef Claudia Lawrence could legally be declared dead from today.

The CPS decided not to charge four men being investigated over Claudia's suspected murder last month

Claudia was last seen near her home in the Heworth area of the city on this day in March 2009.

A person can officially be declared dead after the seventh anniversary of their disappearance.


Claudia police hunt mystery CCTV figures

CCTV pictures of two mystery figures seen near the York home of Claudia Lawrence on the night she vanished have been broadcast by police for the first time.

Six years on from her disappearance officers say they have significant new lines of enquiry and they expect to make more arrests in the next few weeks.

Today Claudia's father repeated his plea for information and said if she had indeed been murdered he wanted the right to finally lay her to rest. Sally Simpson reports

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