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11/01/2017

Lisa Dorrian Murder: No Plans For Further Searches

Police investigating the murder of Co Down woman Lisa Dorrian have no plans to renew searches for her body.

Ms Dorrian, 25, was last seen at a caravan site in the Ballyhalbert area on 28 February, 2005.

Her body has never been located.

In 2016, officers began land searches outside Comber after receiving fresh information in connection with the murder, however nothing was found.
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PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway said enquiries are still continuing, however there are no plans for any further searches.

He said: "We would again appeal to those individuals who know what happened to Lisa to provide that information. This would enable Lisa's family to have some degree of closure and give them the answers they so desperately crave and deserve."

No-one has been charged with her murder.

(CD/JP)

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