The farmhouse where Ben Needham was last seen is now a derelict building
There are no carpets or beds and rags cover the windows of the property in Kos that Ben’s grandparents had begun renovating 25 years ago.
This week police started excavating a surrounding olive grove as part of a fresh inquiry into his disappearance.
Detectives from the 19-strong team have already recovered items of “slight interest” including fabric which will be sent for analysis to see if it is linked to Ben.
Yesterday, as South Yorkshire Police allowed access to the property, the search focused on the base of a large fig tree which police believe was planted after Ben went missing.... read more
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