£100k Rewards For 1994 Murder

A £100,000 reward is being offered by detectives hunting the killer of Doreen Morris, who was murdered at her home in Holyhead in 1994.

Last Thursday marked the sixteenth anniversary of the death of the 64-year-old woman, whose badly burnt remains were discovered at her home Penrhyn Uchaf on Mill Lane.

This week over 11,500 leaflets will be delivered by Royal Mail to properties in the Holyhead area with an appeal for information.

Mrs Morris lived alone with her two dogs in a rural area on the outskirts of Holyhead and was last seen alive on Thursday March 24 1994.

Mrs Morris’ badly burnt remains were found by the Fire Service, who attended the fire in the early hours of the next day.

The fire caused extensive damage to the property. A post mortem examination revealed that Mrs Morris had died before the fire started.

Enquiries undertaken by police at the time revealed that Mrs Morris’ home had been burgled, property had been stolen and the bungalow was set on fire.

Detective Chief Inspector John Hanson, from the Force’ Major Incident Team, said: "We are appealing to anyone, and specifically to people in the Holyhead area that have information concerning this investigation to contact us.

"There is still time for people to come forward and tell us the truth about those who carried out this callous murder," he said.

"The investigation has not and will not close until it is resolved, and we can offer support and protection to anyone who has information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of Doreen Morris' killers."

Fourteen months after Mrs Morris’ death officers charged a man, who lived locally, with her murder, but he was later cleared by a jury at Chester Crown Court.


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