THE probe into Claudia Lawrence’s disappearance has topped £1.5million, we can reveal.
Chef Claudia Lawrence has been missing since 2009[/caption]
Revolutionary familial testing was used to try to identify similar profiles.
But it failed to unearth fresh clues and police are no nearer to solving the mystery of Claudia’s 2009 disappearance.
And we can reveal how the cost of the probe, called Operation Essence, now stands at £1,558,590.
More than £1.5million has been spent on the investigation, with recent DNA tests being unsuccessful[/caption]
North Yorkshire Police released the figure after a freedom of information request by the Sun on Sunday.
She failed to turn up for work as a chef at York University.
Five men later held on suspicion of murder were released without charge.
Claudia vanished while on her way to work at York University[/caption]
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On the DNA blow, police said last week: “These inquiries have been worthwhile but have concluded without identifying a suspect.
“This is naturally very frustrating.
“Our thoughts are with Claudia’s family who remain desperate for a breakthrough.”
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