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Force wins international forensic award for cracking 1984 murder case

Thirty-year investigation of Melanie Road murder case solved through dedicated police investigation and familial DNA matching.

Detective Gary Mason and ex-DCI Julie MacKay who lead the murder investigation received the award at a ceremony in Rome

Detective Gary Mason and ex-DCI Julie MacKay who lead the murder investigation received the award at a ceremony in Rome

Date - 8th May 2018
By - Sophie Garrod & Press Association
Avon and Somerset Constabulary has won an international award for its forensic work that helped solve a historic murder case. The force received the accolade for 2018 DNA Hit Of TheYear after Christopher Hampton was brought to justice in 2016 for...
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