1955 file photo of Natalie Wood
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Natalie Wood death case reopened by LA police

18 November 2011 Last updated at 13:59 GMT

Police in the US have reopened an inquiry into the death of film star Natalie Wood, who drowned in 1981.

Los Angeles police said they had received new information relating to the case.

The 43-year-old actress was found dead during a boat trip off the coast of California, and her death was ruled to have been an accident at the time.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.