Police have arrested a person on suspicion of the homicide of a 17-year-old lady who went lacking on her approach dwelling from a nightclub in 1999.
Victoria Corridor was strangled and her physique was found in a water-filled ditch on September 24 1999, 5 days after she was final seen alive.
Suffolk Police reopened their investigation in 2019 after receiving recent witness data, which they’d not increase upon.
Victoria, or Vicky, from Trimley St Mary, left dwelling on the night of September 18 1999 for an evening out with a pal on the Bandbox nightclub in Felixstowe.
The women left the membership at round 1am the next morning and parted methods at round 2.20am, yards from Victoria’s dwelling. That was the final time she was seen alive.
Victoria Corridor was strangled and her physique was found in a water-filled ditch on September 24 1999, 5 days after she was final seen alive
Police near the situation the place Vicky’s physique was discovered 5 days after she disappeared whereas on her approach dwelling from a nightclub
Her mother and father awoke within the morning to find their daughter had not returned dwelling and a lacking individuals inquiry was launched.
Her physique was discovered 5 days later in Creeting St Peter, round 25 miles (40km) from the place she was final seen.
None of her clothes or possessions have been discovered.
The case was reopened on the twentieth anniversary of her loss of life after police acquired new ‘data from witnesses’ which they described on the time as ‘vital’.
Greater than 9,000 statements, paperwork, messages and stories from the unique investigation have been reviewed by detectives.
Suffolk Police mentioned a person was arrested on Wednesday morning on suspicion of homicide in reference to the inquiry.
He has been taken into police custody, the place he stays for questioning.
He’s not somebody who has beforehand been arrested as a part of the inquiry, the pressure mentioned.
No particulars got about his age or the place he was arrested.
Vicky left her dwelling in Faulkeners Means in Trimley St Mary, at 9pm on September 18, 1999, to affix pals on the Bandbox nightclub in Felixstowe.
On the finish of the evening, the pair walked again alongside Trimley Excessive Highway in the direction of their respective properties whereas consuming chips and singing, earlier than splitting up on the junction of Faulkeners Means at 2.20am.
A short while later Gemma heard screams, however assumed it was somebody messing round.
Suffolk Police mentioned a person was arrested on Wednesday morning on suspicion of homicide of Vicky
Vicky’s mother and father Graham and Lorinda Corridor reported her lacking within the morning and an enormous hunt for her received underway.
Her bare physique was discovered by a canine walker on September 24 in a water-filled ditch round 20 miles away in Creeting St Peter close to Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Victoria Corridor homicide: A timeline of occasions
September 18, 1999: Victoria Corridor leaves her dwelling round 9pm to affix pals on the Bandbox nightclub in Felixstowe.
September 19: The 17-year-old disappeared whereas strolling dwelling from the nightclub round 1am. He pal final noticed her 2.20am after they each received takeaway chips and went their separate methods dwelling.
September 24: Her strangled physique was present in a water-filled ditch round 20 miles away in Creeting St Peter close to Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Adrian Bradshaw, then aged 27, was charged with homicide.
November 2001: Porsche-driving businessman goes on trial for homicide at Norwich Crown Courtroom.
November: Jurors took lower than 90 minutes to seek out him not responsible.
July 28 2021: Suffolk Police arrest a person on suspicion of homicide.
September 2019: The case was reopened on the twentieth anniversary of her loss of life.
Assessments revealed that Vicky who had simply began her second 12 months of learning A ranges at Orwell Excessive College, Felixstowe, had not been sexually assaulted.
Adrian Bradshaw, then aged 27, who owned the Felixstowe Flyer free newspaper was charged with homicide after one of many greatest ever investigations to be undertaken by Suffolk Police.
However the Porsche-driving businessman was cleared of her homicide in November 2001 and jurors at Norwich Crown Courtroom took lower than 90 minutes to seek out him not responsible after key proof within the police probe was undermined in courtroom.
After the brand new arrest, Suffolk Police mentioned in a press release: ‘Police investigating the unsolved homicide of a teenage lady from Trimley St Mary – which befell over 20 years in the past – have made an arrest as a part of the inquiry.
‘Victoria Corridor, aged 17, was final seen alive within the early hours of Sunday 19 September 1999, in Excessive Highway, Trimley St Mary.
‘Victoria left dwelling on the night of Saturday 18 September 1999 to go for an evening out with a pal on the Bandbox nightclub in Bent Hill, Felixstowe, the place they remained till round 1am on the morning of Sunday 19 September.
‘They then went to get some meals on the Bodrum Grill in Undercliff Highway West, earlier than starting the stroll again to Trimley St Mary. They parted at round 2.20am close to to the junction of Excessive Highway and Faulkeners Means.
Victoria was simply yards away from her dwelling.
‘When Victoria’s mother and father woke-up that morning and found that she had not returned dwelling, the police have been known as and a lacking individual inquiry commenced.
‘5 days later, on Friday 24 September, Victoria’s bare physique was present in a ditch beside a discipline by a canine walker in Creeting Lane, Creeting St Peter, roughly 25 miles away from the place she was final seen.
Graham and Lorinda Corridor, the mother and father of Vicky Corridor, 17, who was murdered in September 1999
‘In September 2019, Suffolk Police revealed that the case – referred to as Operation Avon – was now a dwell inquiry once more and being totally reinvestigated by a brand new workforce of detectives, after recent data had been acquired that was not beforehand identified.
‘Because of the work that has been ongoing for the previous two years, officers have arrested a person on suspicion of homicide this morning, Wednesday 28 July.
‘He has been taken into police custody the place he at present stays for questioning. This particular person will not be somebody who has beforehand been arrested as a part of this inquiry.’
Detectives proceed to ask for anybody with details about Victoria’s loss of life to contact the Main Investigation Staff.
Name the incident room immediately on both 0800 092 0410 or 020 7158 0124.
These strains can be open till 10pm on Thursday, and thereafter, persons are requested to name 01473 782059 and quote Operation Avon.
Alternatively, name Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.