Coventry & Warwickshire

Nicola Payne case: Missing suspect is found

Nicola Payne and her six-month-old baby
Nicola Payne was last seen on 14 December 1991

A man who failed to answer police bail after being arrested in connection with a missing Coventry teenager has been found, police have said.

Nicola Payne, 18, was last seen on 14 December 1991 in the Henley Green area.

A 49-year-old man was arrested in December on suspicion of her abduction and murder but failed to answer bail on 6 March.

West Midlands Police said he had now been traced to an address in Coventry.

In total, three men and two women have been arrested in connection with the inquiry.

No-one has ever been charged over the disappearance of Ms Payne.

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