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Friends remember murdered Claire Tiltman 21 years on

Friends of Kent school girl Claire Tiltman, who was murdered nearly 21 years ago, are holding a concert this weekend to remember her and to raise money for charity.

Claire Tiltman was stabbed more that 40 times in an alleyway off London Road in Greenhithe, Kent, four days before her 16th birthday.

No one has ever been charged for the Dartford Grammar School pupil's murder back on the 18th January, 1993.

Claire Tiltman was murdered just 4 days before her 16th birthday Credit: PA

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Police search house in connection with 1993 murder

Police vehicles outside house being searched in connection with 1993 murder

Kent Police have carried out a search of a house in connection with the murder of schoolgirl Claire Tiltman. The 16-year-old was stabbed to death near Dartford in 1993.

Officers searched the property on Myrtle Place in Greenhithe this morning.

Claire Tiltman aged 16 was stabbed to death in 1993

Kent Police search address over 1993 schoolgirl murder

Kent Police have issued a statement about their search of an address near Dartford in connection with the 1993 murder of 16-year-old schoolgirl Claire Tiltman.

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate Cold Case Investigation Team conducted a search warrant at an address in Myrtle Place, Stone, near Dartford, on Thursday 12 September as part of their on-going enquiries into the historic murder of Claire Tiltman. It is standard practice that undetected murders such as Claire's will be reviewed regularly. The activity on Thursday 12 September is part of that ongoing review.

– Kent Police

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Fresh appeal for witnesses

Kent Police have renewed an appeal for information on an unsolved murder following the death of the victim's father.

Cliff Tiltman, the father of Kent schoolgirl Claire Tiltman who was murdered in 1993, has died without seeing his daughter's killer behind bars.

Mr Tiltman, who was in a nursing home, died on 14th September 2012 and his funeral is being held today, 2nd October 2012.

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