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Thriller DNA present in Suzy Lamplugh’s automotive may belong to her killer, ex-detective reveals

Property agent Suzy Lamplugh, 25, vanished when she went to indicate a consumer who had given the identify Kipper round a home in Fulham, South West London and her physique has by no means been discovered

Suzy Lamplugh's car where it was abandoned
Suzy Lamplugh’s automotive the place it was deserted

Thriller DNA discovered within the deserted automotive belonging to Suzy Lamplugh may belong to her killer, a former detective has revealed.

Jim Dickie stated a tiny pattern was taken from a smudged fingerprint on the rear-view mirror of the white Ford Fiesta that the property agent drove to satisfy “Mr Kipper” on July 28, 1986.

Forensic scientists had been unable to extract a profile from it in 2000 when Mr Dickie was main the investigation however he’s hopeful that it may very well be performed now.

Suzy, 25, vanished when she went to indicate a consumer who had given the identify Kipper round a home in Fulham, South West London and her physique has by no means been discovered.

Suzy Lamplugh went lacking in 1986



John Cannan was named the prime suspect in 2002



A good friend stated she noticed her later that day within the automotive with a person she didn’t recognise. Ex-Det Supt, Mr Dickie stated: “I’m unaware if the DNA pattern from the fingerprint has been progressed and whether or not there’s enough to check it with out destroying it.

“My recommendation from the consultants was scientific advances could enhance someday sooner or later and DNA science could develop to allow testing with out destroying it. I’m unaware if that is nonetheless the case or a overview and check have taken place and if that’s the case what the consequence was.

“Definitely as much as two to 3 years in the past this had not taken place.”

Suzy’s firm automotive was discovered by investigating officers at 10.01pm on the day she vanished, round a mile from the house she was because of present a “Mr Kipper”. The handbrake was off and her purse nonetheless within the door pocket.

A former detective stated DNA present in Suzy’s automotive may assist discover the killer



Her seat was not in its standard place however pushed additional again, suggesting that Suzy had not been the final individual to drive the automobile.

The Mirror revealed this week that the prime suspect in her disappearance, John Cannan, 68, is receiving end-of-life care in jail the place he’s serving life for one more homicide and a sequence of intercourse assaults.

In 2002 Scotland Yard named Cannan because the prime suspect

He has at all times denied any involvement, at the same time as he receives palliative care in Full Sutton jail, East Yorks.

Sadly Suzy’s mother and father died with out understanding what occurred to her. Mr Dickie stated he believes Cannan can also be answerable for the unsolved homicide of Sandra Court docket, 26.

The Bournemouth insurance coverage clerk’s physique was present in a water-filled ditch on the Avon Causeway in Might 1986.

He beforehand stated: “There’s a risk he’ll [Cannan] die with out ever saying what he is aware of.

“The issue is that nobody can power him to inform us what’s occurred.”

A Scotland Yard spokesman wouldn’t touch upon whether or not any forensic work has been performed on the DNA pattern in the previous few years.

He stated: “Our investigation into the disappearance and homicide of Suzy Lamplugh is ongoing, and detectives stay dedicated to securing justice for her household.”

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