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Nat Fraser faces trial in April over murder of wife Arlene

Arlene Fraser
Image caption Arlene Fraser was allegedly murdered by her husband Nat in 1998

The trial of a man accused of murdering his wife who disappeared in Moray in 1998 is set to begin in April.

Mother-of-two Arlene Fraser, 33, vanished from her home in Smith Street, Elgin.

Her husband, Nat Fraser, 53, denies that he strangled her or murdered her "by other means to the prosecutor unknown".

Judge Lord Bracadale ruled that Mr Fraser's trial should begin at the High Court in Edinburgh on 23 April.

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