A murder inquiry has been launched after the remains of Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall were found by the side of the M5 motorway. Melanie, 25, was last seen alive at 1.10am on June 9, 1996 at Cadillacs nightclub in Walcot Street, Bath.

Milly’s case offers hope to Hall family

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, whose remains were found in October

2:37pm Friday 9th April 2010

The father of murdered Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall has said a major breakthrough in the hunt for the killer of Surrey schoolgirl Milly Dowler has given his family renewed hope.

Clothing clue as hunt for Melanie Hall's killer continues

Wiltshire Times: Items of clothing like those worn by Melanie on the night she vanished

11:37am Wednesday 7th April 2010

Detectives investigating the murder of a young hospital worker have released more clues as they try to identify her killer - six months after her bones were found dumped beside the M5.

Leaflets left on cars as Melanie murder probe continues

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

12:20pm Wednesday 16th December 2009

Leaflets were placed on cars parked close to where the remains of Melanie Hall were found yesterday in a bid to jog memories.

Melanie Hall's funeral service to be held at Bath Abbey

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

9:38am Wednesday 25th November 2009

After 13 long years, the family of murdered Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall will finally have the chance to say their goodbyes at a funeral service to be held next month.

Melanie murder cops reveal keys clue during Crimewatch

Wiltshire Times: Keys found near where Melanie's body was buried

10:01am Thursday 29th October 2009

Hundreds of calls have been received following a fresh appeal on BBC show Crimewatch for help in catching the killer of 25-year-old Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall.

Melanie Hall case on Crimewatch tonight

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

9:00am Wednesday 28th October 2009

The murder of Melanie Hall will feature on BBC show Crimewatch tonight, 13 years after the case last featured on the show.

Melanie’s father is touched by tribute

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

10:00am Friday 23rd October 2009

Melanie Hall’s father bowed his head in mourning alongside fans and players at Bath City Football Club for a minute’s silence on Saturday.

Victim’s grandmother writes letter of support

Wiltshire Times: Ann Hamilton, whose grandaughter Zoe was murdered in 1997

9:40am Friday 23rd October 2009

The grandmother of murdered Warminster schoolgirl Zoe Evans has written a heartfelt letter of support to the parents of Melanie Hall.

Melanie murder case to feature on Crimewatch next week

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12:10pm Thursday 22nd October 2009

Melanies Hall’s last movements before her disappearance 13 years ago will be re-enacted in a fresh appeal for information on BBC’s Crimewatch on Wednesday.

Murdered Melanie suffered head injuries before death

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

5:01pm Tuesday 13th October 2009

Murdered Melanie Hall was battered with a blunt instrument and her body wrapped in bin bags then bound with rope before being dumped by a motorway, police revealed this afternoon.

Melanie abductor could have struck just hours before

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10:11am Monday 12th October 2009

A woman who escaped the clutches of a knife-wielding abductor just hours before Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall was snatched 13 years ago has relived the ordeal and said: "It could have been me".

Melanie Hall murder suspect ruled out of inquiry

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

12:02pm Friday 9th October 2009

A 37-year-old man being questioned by detectives over the murder of Melanie Hall has been officially eliminated as a murder suspect.

Man arrested in connection with Melanie Hall's murder

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9:46am Friday 9th October 2009

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall.

A 'good chance' Melanie's killer will be caught say scientists

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3:37pm Thursday 8th October 2009

Scientists say there is a ''good chance'' that DNA evidence on Melanie Hall's body will lead to her killer.

Parents hope police can take murder proble forward

Wiltshire Times: Melanie's sister Dominique and parents Steve and Pat Hall

3:31pm Thursday 8th October 2009

Steve and Pat Hall are now hoping the police can finally bring about justice for their daughter Melanie and help them move forward after her remains were found on a motorway slipway near Bristol.

Melanie's parents appeal for help to find her killer

Wiltshire Times: Steve and Pat Hall at the press conference in Bath

12:05pm Thursday 8th October 2009

The parents of missing Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall have made an emotional appeal for her killer to be found after human remains found by the side of the M5 were confirmed as hers.

Melanie's family endure agony of 13-year wait

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8:29am Thursday 8th October 2009

Pretty hospital worker Melanie Hall went missing in June 1996. Her family have been through 13 years of hell, waiting for news. This week they received the news that her remains had been found.

Melanie's parents to hold press conference this morning

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

8:11am Thursday 8th October 2009

The parents of Melanie Hall, whose remains have been found on an M5 slipway more than 13 years after she went missing will appeal for the public's help in tracing her killer at a press conference this morning.

Bones found on the M5 are those of missing Melanie Hall

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall, who went missing in 1996

7:12pm Wednesday 7th October 2009

The family of missing Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall have been told that bones found on an M5 slipway belong to her.




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