Police investigating the disappearance of James Brodie are searching a Lincolnshire canal. Brodie went missing shortly after jeweller Marian Bates was shot dead in September 2003. Police specialist divers are expected be at the canal at East Heckington in Lincolnshire for a week.
A 34-year old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of James Brodie has been bailed.
James Brodie, who was 19, is believed to have gone missing shortly after jeweller Marian Bates was shot dead during a robbery at the Time Centre, Arnold, in September 2003.
Last week searches at Maize Farm, in East Heckington, Lincolnshire, resulted in a number of samples being sent off for further scientific tests.
Dean Betton, 32, of Raleigh Street, Radford, has been charged with James Brodie’s murder.
A 31-year-old man, who was also arrested on suspicion of James Brodie’s murder, was released on bail, pending further enquiries.
Police have charged a man with the murder of James Brodie.
Dean Betton, 32, of Raleigh Street, Radford is due to appear before Lincoln magistrates tomorrow (Sat).
A 31-year-old man, who was also arrested on suspicion of Brodie’s murder, has been released on bail.
James Brodie, who was 19, is believed to have gone missing in September 2003. He has not made any contact with family or friends in more than nine years.
Two men have been arrested over the murder of James Brodie – the man wanted by police over the shooting of a jeweller in Nottingham.
The men – one from Nottinghamshire, the other Derbyshire – were arrested at separate addresses this morning and are now being questioned at Grantham police station.
Specialist officers have arrived at Maize Farm in East Heckington, Lincolnshire, where they're carrying out an in-depth search into the whereabouts of James Brodie.
Underground imagery equipment, Cadaver dogs – who search for human remains, and forensic archaeologists have now joined the search.
It's expected that an excavation may take place in the next few days.
Waterproof suits belonging to specialist diving units at Maize Farm, East Heckington, Lincolnshire, are joining the search for James Brodie's body.
Police here are scanning the area for evidence into the whereabouts of Brodie who's suspected of killing jeweller Marion Bates at her shop in Nottingham, in September 2003.