Calendar can reveal that police investigating the suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence have completed their searches of two houses connected to a former university technician who was arrested last week.
59-year-old Michael Snelling was arrested and questioned for more than a day on suspicion of murdering Claudia who disappeared in 2009. He was released on police bail.
North Yorkshire officers have been searching his home in the Burnholme area of York and another house in North Shields since he was arrested. Now the cordon has been lifted around both properties.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said enquiries have been completed at both addresses.
The doors at Mr Snelling's home remain boarded up.
Police have cordoned off the semi-detached home of 59-year-old Michael Snelling, the man they arrested last week on suspicion of the murder of York University chef Claudia Lawrence.
Mr Snelling was released on police bail after a day of questioning by detectives investigating the disappearance and suspected murder of Miss Lawrence in March 2009. Last week forensic specialists searched Mr Snelling's home and garden in York and also another property in North Shields.
Mr Snelling's home is now cordoned off with police tape and a police incident support van is parked on his drive.
Forensic searches of a house in York by police investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence continued into a fourth day today.
Police are also still examining a house almost a hundred miles away at North Shields on Tyneside.
Chris Kiddey has the latest:
Forensics teams have continued their search of a house in York as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
Last night a 59 year old man who lives at the house was released on bail after being arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of murder. Chris Kiddey reports.
Forensic teams are continuing to search a house in North Shields in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
Forensic searches at properties in York and North Shields are expected to continue for a number of days, as police investigate the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
The chef, who worked at York University, went missing in 2009 on her way to work.
North Yorkshire Police have released a 59-year-old man on bail following his arrest yesterday, in connection with search for Claudia Lawrence. Michael Snelling was picked up on suspicion of murder.
ITV News understands that Michael Snelling, the 59 year old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Claudia Lawrence, will be released on bail tonight.
Searches are continuing this afternoon at the house of a man arrested by police investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
Police sniffer dogs have arrived at the York home of Michael Snelling who was arrested by officers yesterday.
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