Pair charged over body in car

A woman and man have been charged with conspiracy to murder 23-year-old Catherine Wells-Burr whose body was found in a burning car on Wednesday morning in Ashill, Somerset.

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Boyfriend of woman in burning car to appear in court

The boyfriend of Catherine Wells-Burr, whose body was discovered in a burning car in Somerset on Wednesday, will appear in court today accused of conspiracy to murder her.

Rafal Nowak, 31, will appear before magistrates in Bristol a day after his former partner, Anna Julia Lagwinowicz, 32, appeared in court to face the same charge.

Yesterday Lagwinowicz made a brief appearance before magistrates charged with conspiring together with others to murder Miss Wells-Burr between May 1, 2012 and September 13, 2012.

Police appeal for motorists to come forward

Police investigating the death of university graduate Catherine Wells-Burr want to speak to any motorists who may have driven past her burning vehicle on Wednesday morning.

Detective Inspector Simon Crisp said: "We know that there were many motorists that passed the site of this crime on Wednesday morning, and those people may have information that could help us.

"I would ask that you come forward and speak with us no matter how small you think your information may be.

Police close to the scene where Catherine Wells-Burr was discovered dead in a burning car Credit: Emma Hallett/PA Wire

He added: "It is also important that we speak with anyone who may have been in the area between 3am and 6am on Wednesday, using the roads between Chard and Ashill.

"Did you see a red Ford Focus, 5 door hatch back that may have been in company with another vehicle? If you did, please contact us."

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