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    Possible serial prostitute killer in Glasgow

    1991, Diane McInally, 23, was found dead in bushes in Pollok Park. Two men were charged with her murder but later released because of a lack of evidence

    1993, Karen McGregor, 28, a mother-of-two, was strangled and her body was found near the SECC car park.
    Her husband, Charles, was tried for murder but the jury found the case not proven
    George Walker was cleared of her murder. A further man was questioned but eliminated from the police inquiries

    1995 Marjorie Roberts, 34, was found in the river Clyde

    1995, Leona McGovern, 25, was found dead in a Glasgow car park, stabbed 17 times and throttled.

    1996, Jacqueline Gallacher, 26, was found dead on a grass verge in Dumbartonshire.
    Eight years later, a man was tried for her murder but the case was found not proven

    1997, Tracey Wylde, 21, was found beaten to death in her flat in Barmulloch, Glasgow

    1998, Margo Lafferty, 27, was murdered after picking up a client in Glasgow city centre

    Emma Caldwell, 27, was discovered in a ditch in isolated woodland in Lanarkshire by a dog walker in May 2005

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    Mother makes desperate plea for her daughter's killer to come forward as police begin new search of spot where she was found strangled 12 years ago

    • Emma Caldwell, 27, found strangled in woodland in South Lanarkshire in 2005
    • Six other Glasgow women were found murdered in the decade before her
    • Today police began a new search to find items belonging to the woman
    • Emma's mother Margaret Caldwell also made a fresh appeal to find the killer
    • Detectives now believe Emma may have been seen at the bottom of Argyle Street in Glasgow on the night she went missing

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz4dR26BqYE
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    Emma's clothing and the belongings she had with her on the night she went missing have never been found.

    The new search aims to recover any of those items, which also bring clear forensic opportunities that could assist the inquiry.

    Police said they were keen to speak to anyone who uses this area, perhaps walkers, joggers, dog walkers or courting couples.

    Detective Superintendent David McLaren said: 'Finding the person or people responsible for Emma's murder is a priority for us.

    '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.

    'It's a remote location and would take around 40 minutes to travel there from Glasgow city centre on the M74.

    '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 out with the city centre.



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    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/787...stitute-police



    Murder victim Emma Caldwell
    Margaret Caldwell spoke on the 12th anniversary of the day the 27-year-old vanished, sparking one of Scotland's biggest police hunts.

    Now, detectives have revealed new information about her disappearance which indicates the victim - who had turned to prostitution - may have got into a black car in Glasgow city centre just hours before being strangled to death.
    Four Turkish men were arrested in 2007 over her death but the case collapsed. One suspect was later convicted of rape and sexual assaults involving prostitutes.

    The men were linked to the victim from blood traces found on bedding at a Turkish cafe, amid claims from other vice girls of being raped there.

    The last call received by her mobile came from a Turkish man in Glasgow's East End - at 11.20pm on April 4, 2005 - and police experts showed that the last "ping" from her phone was close to the cafe.
    Mrs Caldwell made her appeal as specialist officers launched a fresh search of the site where her daughter's body was found bound, with the kind of electrical cable used by musicians, in May 2005.

    The search is focusing on two specific areas - including a pond - in a remote, woodland location west of Newton, near Biggar in Lanarkshire.

    Detectives believe other Glasgow prostitutes were taken to the isolated spot - around five miles from the M74, including more than a mile of single-track roads - and are appealing for them to come forward.
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    http://www.scotland.police.uk/whats-...-last-sighting
    April 4 2017
    Previously, the last recorded sighting of Emma was on Butterbiggins Road in the south-side of Glasgow. Detectives have established that Emma may have been seen getting into a black saloon style vehicle/car, similar to a BMW and that it may have originated from the Dumfries area.
    If the killer is reading or watching he should know there will never be a time limit on justice for Emma Caldwell. This appeal today is not only for Emma, but also to the women who will have been hurt by this man or the friends or family who were too scared to speak out 12 years ago. "If you know anything, saw anything or can help in any way then please have the courage to come forward and speak to the police in total confidence.”
    Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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