Ashill Body In Car: Man In Court

A third person has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Catherine Wells-Burr. The 23-year-old's body was found in a burning car in Ashill, Somerset in September.

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Third person remanded in custody over body in burning car

Catherine Wells-Burr. Credit: family photo

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a young graduate whose body was found inside a burning car.

Tadevsz Dmytryszyn, 38, is charged with the murder of Catherine Wells-Burr, 23, whose remains were discovered beside the A358 near Ilminster, Somerset, in September.

The Polish national spoke only to confirm his name and address during a hearing at Bristol Magistrates Court.

Bald Dmytryszyn, of Holway Avenue, Taunton, Somerset, spoke through an interpreter in the dock and was dressed in a navy hoodie and navy trousers.

He was charged with murdering Catherine Wells-Burr, together with her boyfriend Rafal Novak, 31, and Novak's ex-girlfriend Anna Julia Lagwinowicz, 32, at Ashill, Somerset, between September 9 and September 13 this year.

Catherine died an "unnatural death" before her body was found burned in her red Ford Focus car at 6.10am on September 12.

No application for bail was made and Dymtryszyn was remanded in custody to appear at Bristol Crown Court on November 29.

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Family pay tribute to Catherine Wells-Burr

The family of Catherine Wells-Burr the 23 year-old whose body was found in a burnt-out car in Ashill in Somerset have paid tribute to her:

Jayne, Phil, Leanne, and all her family have said:

Our beautiful Catherine was inspirational to so many people and touched their hearts. We are so shocked, devastated and disappointed by the recent developments. Our aim is now to seek justice for Catherine

– Family statement

Yesterday Catherine's 31-year-old boyfriend Rafal Nowak appeared in court charged with conspiracy to murder her. He's been remanded in custody. A 38-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder has been released on bail.

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Police believe Catherine was killed elsewhere

Police investigating the death of Catherine Wells-Burr whose body was found in a burnt-out car in Ashill in Somerset believe she was killed elsewhere.

They're appealing for information about her red car, possibly being followed by another vehicle.

The development emerged as her boyfriend became the second person to appear in court charged with conspiracy to murder.

Bob Constantine reports:

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Ashill Death: Police appeal to motorists to remember scene last week

Witnesses invited to talk to Avon and Somerset Police Credit: ITV West

Motorists travelling along the A358 this morning have been asked to cast their minds back to Wednesday 12th September when the body of Catherine Wells-Burr was found.Drivers with any information could report it to officers who were at the location near Ilminster between 5 and 7am.

Boyfriend due in court over death of Catherine Wells-Burr

A second person is due in court this morning following the death of Catherine Wells-Burr who's body was found in a burning car in Ashill in Somerset last week.

Catherine's boyfriend, 31 year old Rafal Nowak will appear at Bristol magistrates court.

A 38 year old man remains in police custody where he is being questioned.

Mr Nowak's former partner was in court yesterday to face the same charge

Police will be speaking to motorists this morning close to the scene a week on from the incident.

Ashill body: Police at scene exactly one week on

Rafal Nowak Credit: Facebook

Police are at the scene this morning, where exactly a week ago a 23-year-old woman's body was found in a burning car.

They want to speak to motorists who may have information about the death of Catherine Wells-Burr. People travelling along the A358 will be asked to cast their minds back to Wednesday [12th] when Miss Wells-Burr's body was found.

The officer leading the investigation is keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time - in particular anyone who saw a red Ford Focus 5 door hatch back in company with another vehicle.

Today, Catherine's 31-year-old boyfriend Rafal Nowak will appear in court charged with conspiracy to murder her. Mr Nowak's former partner was in court yesterday to face the same charge.

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