Savage murder unsolved for more than 30 years to feature on Crimewatch

PUBLISHED: 07:54 24 September 2019

Shelley Morgan disappeared on July 11 1984.   Picture: Avon and Somerset Police

Shelley Morgan disappeared on July 11 1984. Picture: Avon and Somerset Police

Avon and Somerset Police

The murder of a young mother-of-two in North Somerset which has remained unsolved for more than 30 years will feature on Crimewatch Roadshow Live this morning,

Ms Morgan's remains were found in woodland off Long Lane in October 1984   Picture: Avon and Somerset ConstabularyMs Morgan's remains were found in woodland off Long Lane in October 1984 Picture: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

33-year-old Shelley Morgan, left her home in Dunkerry Road at about 8.30am on June 11, 1984, dropped her children at school and headed to Leigh Woods near Ashton Court to spend the day sketching and taking photos.

She was never seen alive again.

Four months later on October 14, children playing in a copse off Long Lane, in Backwell, discovered Shelley's remains. She had been stripped and stabbed 16 in a savage, sexually-motivated attack. Her clothes have never been found.

A reconstruction of the events which led to her disappearance will be shown, as police appeal for information to find her killer.

Crimewatch Roadshow airs on BBC One at 9.15am.


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