Reopened: New investigation into murder of two 11-year-old boys found buried alive as fresh evidence uncovered
Police have reopened their investigation into the murder of two best friends 36 years ago after new evidence emerged.
11-year-old boys John Greenwood and Gary Miller were beaten and buried alive on a rubbish tip in Whiston, Merseyside in August 1980.
Both died later in hospital and post mortems revealed they had suffered head injuries.
Detectives have now made a fresh appeal for information after The Sunday Times uncovered new witnesses.
Speaking on behalf of both families John Greenwood’s sister Deborah Lewis said: “Losing the boys in such an horrific way was devastating for both families... read more
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