Mother's hope for justice with TV murder appeal

A grieving mother from Sunderland hopes a national television appeal tonight will finally end a 21-year battle to find out who killed her daughter.

The body of Nikki Allan, 7, was found in the basement of a derelict building three hundred yards from her home in Sunderland.

She had been battered over the head with a brick and stabbed 37 times.

Millions of viewers will see the case re-examined on BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Sharon Henderson says it marks the next chapter in her long fight for justice.

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TV appeal over 1992 murder

A grieving mother from Sunderland hopes a nationwide television appeal will finally end a 21-year battle to find out who killed her daughter. Nikki Allan was just seven years old when she was stabbed to death near her home.