MoD: April suspect has never been in armed forces

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said that Mark Bridger, a suspect in the April Jones case, had not been a soldier. A spokesman said: "Mark Bridger has never been a member of the armed forces."

There have been some media reports that Mr Bridger had been in the Army until 1990.

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April suspect decision looms

Detectives investigating the abduction of April Jones have until this afternoon to charge or release murder suspect Mark Bridger.