In his book 'The Lost Boy' Duncan Staff claims he has evidence the body of Keith Bennett could be buried in Staffordshire.
A leading forensic archaeologist has carried out a preliminary search of the area and is demanding a full scale investigation.
More top news
A bitterly cold day with sunny intervals and wintry showers.
A campaign group has criticised officials for giving a date for the Snibston Discovery Museum to shut.
Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.