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Police identify motorway remains

Police have identified human remains found on a motorway slip road near Bristol as those of Melanie Hall who disappeared 13 years ago.

The 25-year-old psychology graduate, from Bradford Leigh, Wiltshire, disappeared in June 1996 after a night out in Bath.

Speaking at a news conference, Det Supt Mike Courtiour of Avon and Somerset Police, said there was clear evidence Melanie Hall was unlawfully killed.

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