An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Finsbury Park Garden Excavated For Remains
Police have begun excavating a back garden in north London after being tipped off about buried human remains dating back 30 years.
Detectives received the information in July last year and have spent 12 months attempting to corroborate the tip-off, even making inquiries outside the UK, before deciding to excavate the garden, in Searle Place, Finsbury Park.
The force said the allegations do not relate to the current homeowners or any other ongoing investigation.
Specialist teams were today carrying out a "systematic excavation" of the area but police were unable to say how long it could go on for, with the search being reviewed on a daily basis.
Islington borough commander Gerry Campbell said: "Detectives in Islington have carried out a thorough investigation in order to corroborate the allegations made.
"I have made the decision that it is appropriate to excavate the garden. Until the conclusion of the search it would be inappropriate of me to comment further."
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