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Woman in burned out car - two charged with murder

Police investigating the death of a woman, who's body was found in a burned out car on Wearside earlier this week, have now charged two men with her murder.

Emergency services were called to Success Road in Shiney Row, Houghton-le-Spring, in the early hours of Tuesday, 15 August.

A car was reported to be on fire and in the process of extinguishing the fire, a body was found in the vehicle.

A body was found in a burned-out car. Credit: ITV News

On Friday evening the police released the name of the woman who died.

Quyen Ngoc Nguyen, 29, was from the Killingworth area of North Tyneside.

The two men charged with her murder are Stephen Unwin, 39, of St Oswald's Terrace, Houghton-le-Spring, and William McFall, 50, of Waterloo Road, Blackpool.

Both men are due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Saturday.