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No new evidence found following excavation in 1963 Bowmanville cold case

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WATCH ABOVE: Durham Regional Police excavated part of a property in Bowmanville in a bid to find the remains of a little girl who disappeared 55 years ago. Shallima Maharaj has the story – Oct 18, 2018

Police say an extensive excavation and search of an area near Bowmanville, Ont., turned up no new evidence in the case of a teen who vanished 55 years ago.

Durham regional police excavated the area after receiving new information in the case of Noreen Greenley, who was 13 when she disappeared in September 1963.

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Officers dug two trenches — one that was 45 metres long and another that was 30 metres — that were about two metres deep, and used metal detectors that could penetrate another metre.

But they say officers weren’t able to find any evidence.

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Police are asking anyone with information about Greenley’s case to come forward.

They say their homicide unit revisited the case in 2005, but her disappearance remains unsolved.

READ MORE: ‘It’s been hell’: family desperate for answers in Bowmanville cold case

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