By Antonia Paget For Mailonline
Published: 14:15 BST, 7 October 2020 | Updated: 16:21 BST, 7 October 2020
The investigation into the death of a man who was bludgeoned over the head before his body was discovered in a burnt-out car has been reopened.
Police say they have a 'significant' new lead in the murder case of George Tweedie.
The body of the 26-year-old from Bedworth in Warwickshire, was found on May 7 2002 in the boot of a car in Buxton, Derbyshire.
Three people were charged with preverting the course of justice in connection with Mr Tweedie's death after staging an elaborate cover-up, but no murder charges were ever brought.
Warwickshire Police have reopened the cold case investigation into the death of George Tweedie, 26, (pictured) following a 'significant' new lead. He was bludgeoned to death before his body was discovered in the boot of a burnt-out car in Buxton, Derbyshire
Coventry coroner David Sarginson found in 2004 that Mr Tweedie had been killed by a savage blow to the face with a blunt instrument.
The Crown Prosecution Service said at the time there was insufficient evidence to