Cold case breakthrough in 29-year-old murder of schoolboy as DNA could solve the crime

A breakthrough in DNA could solve the 29-year-old cold-case murder of schoolboy Lee Boxell, The Sunday People can reveal.

The football-mad 15-year-old vanished in September 1988, after telling a pal he was going to a match.

After nearly three decades, Lee’s ­tormented parents feared they would die without knowing what happened to him.

But scientific advances have enabled for­ensic experts to produce a DNA profile of Lee from tiny samples on his belongings, including his Sutton United scrapbook.

Peter and Christine, parents of Lee
(Photo: Mirrorpix)

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