Human remains identified

HUMAN remains found at the former home of odd-job man Peter Tobin were today revealed as belonging to the missing schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton.

HUMAN remains found at the former home of odd-job man Peter Tobin were today revealed as belonging to the missing schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton.

Detectives said they were continuing to hunt for traces of a second missing teenager at the same property in Margate, Kent.

Scots handyman Tobin, 61, originally from Renfrewshire, lived at the house in 1991.

Officers searching the garden had been hunting for Dinah McNicol, who was 18 when she failed to return to her home in Essex after a trip to Hampshire.

Vicky, from Redding near Falkirk, went missing from Bathgate in February 1991, where she was last seen waiting for a bus.

She had been travelling from Livingston in West Lothian to her home and was changing buses when she disappeared. Vicky was last seen sitting on a bench eating chips.

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Her disappearance is being probed by Lothian and Borders detectives, who launched a review of the case last year.

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