Nicola Payne Disappearance Timeline

Two men from Coventry have been arrested on suspicion of the abduction and murder of Nicola Payne. Read a timeline of the case.

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Police search woodland in search for Nicola Payne

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BREAKING - Officers investigating the disappearance of Coventry teenager Nicola Payne are to start searching an area of woodland today.

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The searches are part of the ongoing investigation to discover what happened to Nicola when she went missing over 22 years ago.

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The decision to search the area at Coombe Abbey Country Park follows the receipt and development of new information. http://t.co/UbCO9xdMHF

Nicola Payne police 'didn't recover anything' in search

The searches yesterday didn’t recover anything of interest to the investigation team, but enquires remain very much ongoing into Nicola’s disappearance in December 1991.

Two men, both aged 49 and a 51-year-old woman who were arrested in December 2013 in connection with the investigation, remain on police bail while enquiries are ongoing.

– DI Martin Slevin, West Midlands Police

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Police search land in Coventry for missing Nicola Payne

Nicola Payne and her seven-month-old son Credit: West Midlands Police

Police investigating the disappearance of Coventry mum Nicola Payne are carrying out a preliminary search of an area of land on a local nature reserve.

The land is located off Dunrose Close in Binley and officers will carry out a detailed search of an area of grassland and woods.

DI Martin Slevin, who is leading the inquiry into Nicola’s disappearance, said: “The area of land being looked at is as a result of ongoing enquiries into the disappearance of Nicola in December 1991. At this stage it is a preliminary search of an area of interest to us."

Two men, both aged 49 and a 51-year-old woman who were arrested in December 2013 in connection with the investigation, remain on police bail while enquiries are ongoing.

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One bailed two held over disappearance of Nicola Payne

A woman arrested in connection with the disappearance of Nicola Payne in Coventry 22 years ago has been released on bail.

The 18-year-old had a seven-month-old son at the time she went missing near her home in December 1991.

The 51-year-old woman was arrested yesterday on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Two 49-year-old men, who were also arrested on suspicion of the murder and abduction of the teenager mother, are being held for questioning for a further 36 hours.

Three held over missing Coventry mother Nicola Payne

Police are tonight still questioning three people over the disappearance of Coventry mother Nicola Payne.

The 18-year-old was last seen in the city in December 1991.

Earlier today two men both aged 49 were arrested at their homes in the Bell Green and Stoke areas of Coventry on suspicion of her abduction and murder.

A 51-year-old woman from the Bell Green area was also arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

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