Family's relief at new police investigation into 1980 murder of two 11-year-olds
The sister of one of the Whiston schoolboys beaten and buried alive 36 years ago told of her relief that police are re-opening the investigation.
Merseyside Police has made a fresh appeal for information about the murders of John Greenwood and Gary Miller in August 1980 after new evidence emerged.
The boys were found by a dog walker under a mattress on the site of a disused colliery on Pottery Lane which had been turned into a rubbish tip.
Detectives are looking at the case again after national newspaper The Sunday Times uncovered new witnesses and a potential new suspect.
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