Update on search for Anthony Lawrence

Officers discover body

14 Jan 2018

DCI Stewart Miller said,

 

'We can confirm that at around 6pm this evening (Sunday 14 January) officers discovered the body of a man believed to be 55 year old Anthony Lawrence, in a vehicle in a rural location in North Yorkshire.'

 

'Mr Lawrence was wanted in relation to the murder of Shane Gilmer (30) and the attempted murder of his pregnant girlfriend Laura Sugden on Friday 12 January.'

 

'Since Friday evening we have been carrying out extensive enquiries into Mr Lawrence's whereabouts, which led to the location in North Yorkshire, upon where officers discovered a body.'

 

'We are being supported by North Yorkshire Police as part of our wider investigation.'