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.

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Full Report: TV appeal over 1992 murder

Police have had an overwhelming response following a national television appeal to help solve the murder of a child 21 years ago.

The body of 7-year-old Nikki Allan was found in a derelict building in Sunderland - she had been stabbed 37 times.

Detectives are following a number of new leads after the case featured on BBC's Crimewatch programme.

However, Nikki's mother says she cannot allow herself to dream that her fight for justice could be a step closer.

Watch the full report from Kenny Toal below.

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