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Police searching for the remains of a suspected murder victim have ended their search.
Detectives looking for Kevin John Palmer who went missing in Hampshire on March 12, 1999 say they have not found anything at the former Gordon Arms pub, in Gordon Road, Fareham.
Mr Palmer was last seen after a night out with friends, he took a taxi back to Bishops Waltham with two friends.
Mr Palmer who was aged in his 30s in 1999, has never been found.
Detective Superintendent Paul Barton said: "The investigation into Mr Palmer’s death continues.
“As a result of widespread media coverage earlier this week we have had a number of people come forward with information which we will be looking at, this may provide new leads."
Police in Hampshire will continue their search of a former pub on Wednesday, where they are looking for the body of a Sunderland man who went missing fifteen years ago.
Kevin John Palmer went missing in Fareham after a night out with friends.
Detectives believe he was murdered and say they're following up new leads after a routine cold case review.
Hampshire Police say a routine cold case review resulted in new leads concerning the disappearance of Sunderland man Kevin John Palmer 15 years ago.
Police search the grounds of the Gordon Arms, Fareham, Hampshire, for the body of suspected murder-victim Kevin John Palmer.
He disappeared 15 years ago.
Hampshire Police said information which led them to a disused pub Fareham indicated that it was worth searching for the remains of a body.
Teams are working at a disused former pub, the Gordon Arms, in Gordon Road, Fareham.
DS Barton, who is the senior investigating officer on the case, warned that it wasn't certain that anything would be found.
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.
He disappeared shortly after arriving the UK from Spain, where he had been living. He has never been found.
Detectives from Hampshire's Major Investigation Team (HMIT) are pursuing leads following a recent routine cold case review.
A search for Mr Palmer’s body and related evidence is underway in the garden of a disused former pub, the Gordon Arms, in Gordon Road, Fareham.
Police entered the property this morning, 4th February 2014 and sealed off the grounds for examination by specialist officers and equipment.