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James Brodie search: The latest

The latest on the search for James Brodie who disappeared after Marian Bates was shot in an armed robbery at her shop in Arnold in 2003.

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Search taking place in Lincolnshire for James Brodie

A five-day operation has begun at a farm in East Eckington, Lincolnshire, as police search for the remains of James Brodie.

Specialist search teams are at Maize Farm, investigating the disappearance of Brodie, who went missing shortly after jeweller Marian Bates was shot dead during a robbery at the Time Centre, in Arnold, in September 2003.

Brodie who was 20-years old in 2003, was also wanted for three armed robberies and a racially aggravated assault.

The police want to see those behind his possible murder brought to justice.

25 search specialists are on hand Credit: ITV News Central
The search is taking place at Maize Farm Credit: ITV News Central
Police dogs trained in sniffing out remains will be deployed in search of Brodie Credit: ITV News Central

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