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Police probing disappearance of mother search woodland

Police investigating the disappearance of Coventry mother Nicola Payne, 22 years ago, have begun searching woodland in the city after receiving "new information".

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Woodland search in hunt for missing Coventry mother

Police officers investigating the disappearance of a young Coventry mother 22 years ago have begun searching woodland in the city.

Nicola Payne photographed with her son Owen. Credit: Family handout.

West Midlands Police cordoned off part of Coombe Abbey Country Park this morning following the receipt of "new information".

18-year-old Nicola Payne disappeared as she walked to her parents' home on December 14. 1991.

Five people, three men and two women who have been arrested in connection with the investigation remain on police bail while inquiries are ongoing.

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