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New 'cold case' team probe death
Cheryll Grover died six years ago
Cheryll Grover's death will be one of the first cases to be re-examined
The case of a mother found strangled in her bedroom six years ago is to be reviewed by a new "cold case" police team looking at suspicious deaths.

Cheryll Grover, 21, was found by her estranged husband Stephen Grover at her home in Newbury, Berks, on 13 May 2000.

Her daughter, Sasha celebrated her first birthday 11 days after her death.

Mrs Grover's death was investigated as a murder at the time but the case remains unsolved. An open verdict was recorded at an inquest into her death.

The belt of her dressing gown was found around her neck and a post-mortem examination confirmed she was strangled.

Her case will be one of the first to be reviewed by the Dedicated Review Team.

Det Supt Andy Taylor, head of the review team, said: "We know from previous reinvestigations that over time people's loyalties can change and witnesses who may have not felt able to come forward during the original investigation into Cheryll's death may now feel able to so."




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