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Nicola Payne: £100,000 reward offered to find body


A £100,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the discovery of the body of a young mother who disappeared 26 years ago.Nicola Payne went missing while walking across wasteland near her parent’s house in Coventry in December 1991.A private forensic search team has been searching a country park since Monday to try to locate her body.West Midlands Police say the person or organisation that has offered the reward wishes to remain anonymous.It is believed the 18-year-old mother-of-one was murdered after leaving her young son at her parent’s home to walk a short distance to visit her boyfriend.Midlands Live: Two charged over taxi driver’s death; Goat ‘guarded body of dead friend’

A team of ex-military specialists has been using sonar and ground radar equipment around Coombe Country Park on the outskirts of Coventry in a bid to locate her body.They are working with West Midlands Police, which is continuing its investigation into her disappearance.Ms Payne’s parents increased the reward for information last month from £10,000 to £30,000 using their own money.
Source: Warwickshire