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Arrest in 1996 murder inquiry

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a university graduate whose remains were found near a motorway four years ago. The 44-year-old was arrested as part of the investigation into the death of Melanie Hall, who vanished in 1996.

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Man, 44, released on bail after murder arrest

On Tuesday November 19 police arrested a Bath man on suspicion of the murder of Melanie Hall.

The 44-year-old was arrested at his home in the city at around 8.30am and was questioned by detectives a police station in Bristol.

Melanie's parents Steve and Pat Hall were informed.

Police also searched a house in the Roundhill Park area of Twerton as part of the on-going investigation.

The man was released on bail on the evening of November 20.

– Avon and Somerset Police

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