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Officers from Wiltshire's Major Crime Investigation Team are continuing to search for property belonging to murder victim Sian O’Callaghan.
The 22-year-old was murdered in 2011 by minicab driver Christopher Halliwell.
Today police are searching another field between the villages of Bourton and Bishopstone. Officers have received information that Sian's property may be in this area.
Police searching for items belonging to Wiltshire murder victim, Sian O'Callaghan, have made a discovery.
Sian was murdered by minicab driver Christopher Halliwell having been abducted from a nightclub in Swindon in March 2011.
Her boots were found in Ramsbury earlier this year but her handbag, mobile phone and keys are still missing.
Following a tip off, officers have been searching a field between the villages of Bourton and Bishopstone. Today it emerged they have taken an item found in a ditch for forensic analysis.
The search has now ended for the time being.
Wiltshire Police have been searching a field near Swindon for items belonging to murder victim Sian O'Callaghan.
She was abducted and murdered in 2011 after leaving a nightclub in Swindon. Her handbag and mobile phone were never found but her boots turned up in a pond near Marlborough earlier this year.
Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell is serving life for her murder.
The search for evidence in the Sian O'Callaghan murder investigation will continue over the weekend and into next week.
Specialist search teams are carefully draining the pond in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, so that fingertip searches can take place of the silt at the bottom. This is a meticulous process, which involves officers from across Wiltshire and Avon and Somerset Police.
Police are continuing with their search of remote farmland in wiltshire after boots of murder victim Sian O'Callaghan were found in a pond.
The police aren't saying what has led them to search this area, but they have also discovered women's clothing buried in woodland near the pond close to the village of Ramsbury.
Sian was killed in 2011 by minicab driver Chris Halliwell, who picked her up after she left a nightclub in swindon. He was jailed for life for her murder.
There have been further dramatic developments in the Sian O'Callaghan murder case. Today detectives began draining the pond at Ramsbury near Marlborough her boots were found last week.
Today, police say they've now found women's clothes on the site. Sian was murdered three years ago by minicab driver Christopher Halliwell. Detectives are investigating whether he's responsible for the murder of other young women. Ken Goodwin reports.
The pond where the boots of murdered office worker Sian O'Callaghan were discovered is to be drained.
Sian was stabbed by Swindon minicab driver Chris Halliwell in March 2011. Her body was found in a roadside verge. But many of her belongings have never been found.
Detectives discovered her boots in a pond about eight miles away near Ramsbury in Wiltshire last week.
Sian's handbag, keys and phone have never been found. Neither has the knife. Police are investigating whether Halliwell killed other women from the area.
Detectives in Wiltshire have made a significant discovery in the Sian O'Callaghan murder case. They've been searching a remote rural location where they've recovered the boots she was wearing on the night she vanished.
The 22-year-old was murdered in 2011 by minicab driver Christopher Halliwell, and police believe he may have murdered others. Robert Murphy reports.
Wiltshire Police have revealed that a single barrel shotgun had also been found in a pond being searched as part of a murder investigation.
Earlier two boots were retrieved from a pond at Ramsbury near Marlborough and were found to be the ones worn by Wiltshire murder victim Sian O'Callaghan when she went missing from a Swindon nightclub in 2011.
Minicab driver Christopher Halliwell is serving life for her murder.
Miss O'Callaghan died from a single stab wound to the head. She was not shot. But detectives are investigating whether Halliwell is responsible for other murders of young women.
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Policing continue to search a pond in Wiltshire after finding women's clothing buried nearby.
Detectives investigating murderer Christopher Halliwell have recovered property belonging to his victim Sian O'Callaghan in Wiltshire.