Man arrested over Melanie Hall murder re-bailed

The Bath man arrested last month in connection with the murder of Melanie Hall, who disappeared in 1996) has had his bail extended until February.

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Melanie Hall suspect re-bailed

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.

Melanie was 25 when she disappeared from a nightclub in Bath in 1996

House searched by police investigating Melanie Hall's murder

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."

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