Cold case arrest in Windsor teen murder investigation

Detectives investigating the murder of a 17-year-old girl in Berkshire thirty-one years ago have arrested a man.

A passer-by found the body of Claire Woolterton on a towpath alongside Barry Avenue in Windsor, just after 6am on 28th August 1981. The teenager who lived with her family in Yeading in West London had been stabbed and strangled.

Thames Valley Police's major crime review team have been reinvestigating the case, and have arrested a 65-year-old man on suspicion of Claire Woolterton's murder.

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