The parents of Catherine Wells-Burr have described how they comforted her alleged killer - as her burned corpse lay in a nearby field.
The boyfriend of a woman, 23, whose body was discovered in a burning car has appeared in court charged with conspiring to murder her.
A woman has appeared in court charged with conspiracy to murder. The body of Catherine Wells-Burr was found in a burnt out car last week.
A cheating Polish factory worker has been found guilty of murdering his British girlfriend after months of plotting with his jealous secret lover and her uncle.
Rafal Nowak, killed Catherine Wells-Burr as she slept at the couple's new home in Chard, Somerset.
His secret lover Anna Lagwinowicz, then joined her devoted uncle, Tadevsz Dmytryszyn, in dumping Miss Wells-Burr's body in her car at a nearby roadside and setting fire to it.
With her death the three defendants has hoped to secure a £123,000 life insurance payout and a half share of a £137,000 two-bedroom house.
The murder was the result of months of secret meetings and phone calls between Nowak and Lagwinowicz, with Miss Wells-Burr oblivious to her part in the so-called love triangle.
A jury has found three people guilty of the murder of Somerset woman Catherine Wells-Burr.
The 23-year-old was murdered by her boyfriend Rafal Nowak and two accomplices, who then burnt her body in her car.
- Rafal Nowak, Catherine's Boyfriend - Jury voted unanimously
- Anna Lagwinowicz, Nowak's ex lover - Jury voted with majority (10:2)
- Tadevsz Dmytryszyn, uncle of Lagwinowyczm - Jury voted with majority (10:2)
A jury has found two men and a woman guilty of killing Somerset woman Catherine Wells-Burr.
Her former boyfriend Rafal Nowak, Anna Lagwinowicz and Tadevsz Dmytryszyn ad all denied the murder of the twenty three year old, but a jury today decided that they had committed the crime.
The jury in the Catherine Wells-Burr murder trial will begin their first full day of deliberations today.
The prosecution allege that the 23-year-old was murdered by her boyfriend Rafal Nowak and two accomplices, who then burnt her body in her car.
The wreckage was found near Ilminster in September last year. All three defendants deny the charges.
A jury has retired to decide whether three defendants murdered a business analyst in Somerset before burning her body at a nearby roadside.
31-year-old Rafal Nowak is alleged to have smothered 23-year-old Catherine Wells-Burr as she slept at their new home in Chard.
He is said to have hatched a murderous plot with his secret lover, Anna Lagwinowicz and her devoted uncle, Tadevsz Dmytryszyn.
Lagwinowicz and Dmytryszyn are accused of dumping Miss Wells-Burr's body in her car at a nearby roadside and setting fire to it.
The three defendants each deny a charge of murdering Miss Wells-Burr in September last year.
Following seven weeks of evidence, the jury at Bristol Crown Court retired today to consider a verdict.
The jury has retired in the case of Catherine-Wells-Burr, following seven weeks of evidence.
The jury in the trial of three people accused of murdering a Somerset woman has finished hearing evidence.
Two of the defendants, Anna Lagwinowycz and Tadewysz Dimitrysyn, refused to take to the witness box.
Miss Wells-Burr was found dead in her burning car near Ilminster last year.
A third defendant, boyfriend Rafal Nowak denies her murder, as do his co-defendants.
A factory worker, accused of murdering his girlfriend in Somerset, has admitted that he cheated on her just days before she died, with his ex-lover.
Rafal Nowak is accused of killing Catherine Wells-Burr for her six-figure life insurance policy.
Mr Nowak, his ex girlfriend Anna Lagwinowicz and her uncle Tadevsz Dmytryszyn all deny murder. Our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland was in court...
The man accused of murdering Somerset woman Catherine Wells-Burr has started giving evidence at his trial.
Rafal Nowak denies killing his girlfriend in September last year.
Robert Murphy reports:
The man accused of killing Catherine Wells-Burr, whose body was found in a burnt-out car in near Chard in Somerset last September, has begun giving evidence at Bristol Crown Court.
31-year-old Rafal Nowak said he left Poland in 2008. He had caused a car-crash after drink-driving in Poland and needed to raise around £6,500 to pay for the damages. He had also broken up with his wife.
He said he moved firstly to Ireland. He then returned to Poland when he met his ex-girlfriend Anna Lagwinowicz on an internet chat site.
He then moved to the UK where he first worked at a London car wash.Nowak told the jury he moved to Bridgwater, then Taunton where he worked in a cake factory, before working at the Numatic Factory where he met Catherine.
Nowak and two others are on trial for her murder.