About sharing media captionEmma Caldwell's mother appeals to daughter's killer Police ecorts the murder of a Glasgow woman 12 years ago are re-examining the area her body was found.
Morphdtt said the search of woodland near Biggar in South Lanarkshire followed new information received since the investigation into the murder of Emma Caldwell was reopened in They are hoping to discover items belonging to Ms Caldwell. Officers also revealed a potential new sighting of the year-old in Glasgow on the last day she was seen alive.
The heroin addict, who had been working as a prostitute, was discovered dead in May The family said in February this year that it felt let down by the original investigationwhich had failed to bring Ms Caldwell's killer to justice. The search will focus on specific areas after witness evidence and advice from search experts. Twenty officers, including an underwater search team, are due to spend a week looking for evidence.
Officers are hoping to find Ms Caldwell's clothing and the belongings she had with her on the night she was murdered, as they could contain crucial forensic evidence. Det Supt David McLaren said: "We have been working tirelessly to find that vital piece of evidence that will allow us to put the person that killed Emma behind bars and I firmly believe that there are people out there who can assist. I'm particularly keen to hear from anyone who has been involved in prostitution and who may have been taken to the woods near Roberton.
Even if you can't be sure if it's the same location you were taken to, please get in touch if someone has taken you outwith the city centre. ly, the last recorded sighting of Ms Caldwell was on Butterbiggins Road on the south side of Glasgow. Detectives have established she may have been seen getting into a black saloon car, similar to a BMW, and that it may have come from the Dumfries area.
Ms Caldwell's mother, Margaret Caldwell, said she wanted to thank the police for all their "hard work and persistence" in trying to find the person who took her life. Fight for justice "Every day I think of Emma, every day I grieve for her, as a mother I know my pain will never end," she said.
Please do the right thing, as long as the killer is still out there another cale could be in danger. We can do no less for we love and miss her every day, not just today.