Date: 1 Oct 1992
Nikki Allan was beaten to death in the Exchange Building, Sunderland, a disused warehouse.
She had been stabbed 37 times.
A man confessed but was aquitted after it was heard that his confession was made under oppressive conditions. The man was later successfully sued in a civil court for battery of a child resulting in her death.
In 2017 new DNA evidence was found which was thought could help identify her murderer and in April 2018 a man was arrested in relation to her murder. THe man was re-arrested for her murder on 3 May 2019.