Unsolved murder of Sheffield prostitute '˜under continuous review,' say police
TheÂ unsolved murder of a Sheffield prostituteÂ stabbed to death in Sheffield 17 years ago is '˜under continuous review,' according to South Yorkshire Police.
COURT: Woman jailed for pimping out sex worker onlineÂ from her Sheffield flatÂ Michaela Hague, aged 25, was stabbed 19 times in her back and neck by a punter who picked her up for sex on Bonfire Night, 2001.
With the 17thÂ anniversary of theÂ murder approaching next week, South Yorkshire PoliceÂ said today that the case '˜remains under review, as are all the force's other undetected homicide investigations'.
The force said that any new '˜information or intelligence' about a caseÂ '˜will always be assessed and investigated wherever possible'.
Michaela, aÂ mum-of-one from Pitsmoor, was attackedÂ after being picked off Corporation Street, where she was plying her trade, and driven toÂ a car park on nearby Spitalfields, off Nursery Street.
AnotherÂ sex worker raised the alarm and the first policeÂ officer at the scene, PC Richard Twigg, managed to get a description of the attacker from Michaela before she died.
She said her attackerÂ was white, clean-shaven and wore a wedding ring.
He was aroundÂ 38 years old,Â 6ft tall andÂ was wearing a blue fleece and glasses.
Nobody has ever been charged over the death.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.