THE mother of Sall Ann John has thanked the public for their support as three men remain remain in custody in connection with her daughter’s murder.
Sally Ann was 23 when she went missing from Swindon on September 8, 1995. Forensic officers have spent several day this week at her former flat in Kimmeridge Close, Nythe, and yesterday morning three men were arrested on suspicion of kidnap and murder.
Two of the men are aged 50 and 52 years and from Swindon. The third is a 52-year-old from Chippenham. All remain in custody at Gablecross Police Station.
Sally Ann’s mother, Lesley John, said: “The police have been keeping me informed of progress with the investigation into Sally Ann’s disappearance and the arrests yesterday give me hope.
“I feel it is important that the police are able to continue to investigate without speculation from anyone and I hope that the community will support me in this.
“Every day is difficult without Sally Ann and I appreciate the understanding I have been shown by the public and the media.”