Melanie Road murder case: Timeline and facts and figures

- 8th July 1984 - Melanie Road, 17, goes on a night out to Beau Nash nightclub in Bath, Somerset. - 9th July 1984 - Her mutilated body is discovered by a milkman and his 10-year-old son at 5.30am in Stephen's Court, Lansdown, Bath. Police trace her family after a loud hailer alert when they discover a keyring with the name 'Melanie' near the body. Click here for more Bath news - 1984 to 1989 - Operation Rhodium is launched. Tests from the scene give police a blood type which has proteins...