Possibility of further arrests in Claudia Lawrence case

North Yorkshire Police said there is a "possibility of further arrests" in the case of missing chef Claudia Lawrence. Michael Snelling was released on conditional bail following his arrest in the case.

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'Car seized' as man is held on suspicion of chef murder

Two houses 100 miles apart have been searched by police after a man was arrested on suspicion of murdering missing university chef Claudia Lawrence.

Neighbours said his car was seized also as police officers began a search of the semi-detached property.

Police stand outside a house in Burnholme Grove, York. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

The 59-year-old man, named locally as Michael Snelling, was arrested yesterday morning at a house in North Shields, Tyneside, on suspicion of murdering Miss Lawrence, who went missing in York in March 2009.

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