Unsolved Murders

Nikki Allan

Age: 7

Sex: female

Date: 1 Oct 1992

Place: Quayside Exchange, Wear Garth, Sunderland

Source: chris-ukorg.org

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.


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see Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Monday 22 November 1993