Detectives from WA’s Special Crime Squad and forensic officers have been searching a property in Badgingarra in an effort to locate the remains of Hayley Dodd.
The Wheatbelt property was once occupied by Francis Wark, who was recently found guilty of the manslaughter of the 17-year-old.
Last week he was sentenced to 18 years in jail for the offence.
It is understood police conducting the search are acting on new information.
Police searched the property in 1999, after Ms Dodd disappeared, and again in 2013.
The property is near where Ms Dodd was last seen alive, walking along a road.
Police say there have been “no significant developments” and search…