Police begin new search for body of a man missing for 15 years

Police have begun searching for the body of suspected murder victim at a disused pub in Hampshire.

Kevin John Palmer went missing in Hampshire on 12th March 1999 after a night out with friends.

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Witnesses asked to come forward

Kevin John Palmer, who has been missing since 1999 Credit: ITV Meridian

Police have appealed for anyone who knew Kevin Palmer in 1999 to come forward.

Detective Superintendent Paul Barton said: "Even after 15 years, the smallest piece of detail from a member of the public could prove to be an essential element in establishing a significant lead."

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the Hampshire Major Investigation Team at Southampton Central police station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Arkholme. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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