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Young woman missing for more than a year may have been 'killed by man who knew her family'

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A young woman reported missing 13 months ago may have been killed by an older man who knew her family. Alisha Apostoloff-Boyarin, from Ashton-under-Lyne, disappeared aged 24 on February 2 last year.

She was last seen eight days earlier, in a gold Volkswagen Passat, being driven through Derbyshire. With the belief Alisha has come to serious harm, Greater Manchester Police escalated its investigation to a murder probe last year.

Now, the Manchester Evening News can reveal how a 60-year-old man living more than 120 miles away from Tameside came to be the sole suspect in the case.

The man is believed to have made contact with Alisha through a friend of a friend. READ MORE: The weird and wonderful rubbish found in Manchester canal as it gets a much-needed clean-up An Ashton native himself, the man was known to members of Alisha's family.

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