Man held over ‘murder’ of missing Claudia Lawrence

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murdering missing chef Claudia Lawrence.

Claudia Lawrence, was reported missing by her father Peter on 20 March, 2009.  Picture: PA
Claudia Lawrence, was reported missing by her father Peter on 20 March, 2009. Picture: PA

The man, aged in his 50s and from the York area, was arrested today, North Yorkshire Police said.

Miss Lawrence, who worked at York University, was reported missing by her father Peter on 20 March, 2009.

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She was last seen at just after 3pm on 18 March, walking ­towards her home, and that night she spoke to both her parents on the phone.

It is thought something ­may have happened to her after she left for work early on 19 March.

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