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Nicola Payne's brother on family's anguish after verdict

The brother of missing Nicola Payne has described how his family are devastated at the not guilty verdicts given to two men who've been cleared of her abduction and murder.

The teenage mother went missing in Coventry in 1991 while walking to her parents house.

Today, Thomas O'Reilly and Nigel Barwell were found not guilty of killing her.

Speaking on the steps of Birmingham Crown Court after the verdicts were given, Nigel Payne said:

For nearly 24 years we have lived daily in the anguish of not knowing what's happened to our beloved Nicola, and worse than that to this day not even knowing where she is.

– Nigel Payne

Nigel also went on to thank West Midlands Police for their work in trying to find out what happened to his sister, and to the public for their messages of support since Nicola went missing.

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