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NEWS UPDATE


1981 TOWPATH MURDER CASE REMAND

 

   

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A 65-year-old man has appeared in court via a video link charged with the murder of a teenage girl in 1981.

The body of 17-year-old Claire Woolterton was found beside the Thames at Windsor off Barry Avenue only a few hundred yards from the castle.

Colin Frederick Campbell, formerly of the West London, appeared via the link at Slough Magsitrates Court.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Reading Crown Court.

The arrest was made by officers from Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Review Team who were re-investigating the murder of the teenager who disappeared from Ealing.

A member of the public found her body on the towpath the morning after she disappeared on August 28th 1981.

At the time of her death Claire was living with her family in Yeading, West London.

Story dated Dec 4th 2012