Claudia’s last rendezvous? A year after she vanished, police uncover chef’s date with a mystery boyfriend


Missing culinary specialist Claudia Lawrence went on a date with a mystery beau two days some time recently she vanished, it risen last night.
Detectives picked up the possibly fundamental lead as the to begin with commemoration of her vanishing is stamped this week.
Miss Lawrence had beforehand been depicted as ‘single’ be that as it may police presently say she was included with at minimum two men.
Describing a complex web of undertakings officers said the chef, who lived in York, was having a ‘long-term easygoing relationship’ with an unidentified man from the city.
Although unmarried, he was himself in a genuine relationship with another lady what’s more, was seeing Miss Lawrence furtively what’s more, illicitly.
But, significantly, criminologists do not accept he is the man who Miss Lawrence went out with on the night of Monday Walk 16 last year – two days some time recently she disappeared.
It recommends she was tricking on the to begin with man with a beforehand obscure lover. Police know the personality of the to begin with man what’s more, he will be addressed again.
Detective Administrator Beam Galloway, of North Yorkshire Police, said: ‘Claudia was in a sexual relationship with an person at the time she went missing what’s more, it had been going on for months.’
The request proceeds to center on Miss Lawrence’s private life what’s more, police have said she was known to have had around 12 connections in the five a long time some time recently she vanished.
Some of these connections were not known to her family, who too accepted she was single at the point when she went missing.
Miss Lawrence worked as a gourmet specialist at York College what’s more, a ‘colleague’ has told police about a discussion he had with her on the evening of Walk 17.
The man commented to Miss Lawrence that she looked tired.


‘She said she had been out extremely late the night some time recently with a boyfriend,’ Mr Galloway said.
Miss Lawrence talked about being out ‘deep into the night’ until around 4.30am or, on the other hand 5am.
As the gourmet specialist was working early shifts at the college flask that week, she most likely as it were had about an hour’s grabbed rest some time recently going into work on the Tuesday.

The next evening, Wednesday Walk 18, Miss Lawrence talked to her guardians independently on the telephone from her home in York what’s more, sent a content at 8.23pm.

Police do not know what happened to her after that what’s more, she never made it to work on Thursday Walk 19.

Asked why the associate had all of a sudden uncovered the discussion after so much time Mr Galloway said it was a ‘frustrating’ include of the request that a few male companions of the missing lady had been ‘reluctant to be candid’ with police.
He said: ‘It does amaze me we can still be creating an understanding of Claudia’s way of life what’s more, Claudia herself.’
The examination still includes a group of up to 30 analysts what’s more, is said to have cost around 600,000 so far.

A BBC Crimewatch claim last month fizzled to give new leads.

‘I have not given up trust Claudia is alive yet my proficient judgment is she is likely to have come to harm,’ Mr Galloway said.

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