Murder investigation launched after body found in Ashill car

A murder investigation has been launched by Avon and Somerset Police after the discovery of a woman's body in a burning car in Ashill near Illminster yesterday.

Officers were called to reports of a car on fire shortly before 6.30am yesterday morning in a field off the A358 near Ilminster. The Fire Service were also called and confirmed there was the body of a woman in the car.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and who believes they may have any information is asked to contact the police on 101.

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