A 44-year-old man from Bath who was arrested last month in connection with the murder of Melanie Hall has had his bail extended until February, pending further enquiries.
Melanie was 25 when she disappeared from a nightclub in the city in 1996. Her remains were found 13 years later next to a motorway slip road in South Gloucestershire.
Police investigating the murder of Melanie Hall have searched a house in Bath. It follows the arrest of a man. A spokesman for Avon & Somerset Police said: "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 at 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."
A 44 year old man from Bath has been arrested in connection with the murder of Melanie Hall. Police say he was arrested on November 20th and released on bail on the evening of the 21st. Melanie Hall was 25 when she disappeared from a nightclub in Bath in 1996.
Steve Hall says he hopes other people with come forward with information after the police investigation into his daughter's murder has a 'major breakthrough'.
Det Supt Mike Courtiour from Avon and Somerset Police says new information about a Volkswagen Golf they have traced 'may be relevant'.
Melanie Hall's sister Dominique says she is 'hopeful' after the police investigating Melanie's murder found a car which they say may be a 'significant line of inquiry'.
Steve Hall, the father of murdered Wiltshire woman Melanie Hall, says the police's discovery of a car is a 'major' development.