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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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Family statement about Ashill death

The family of Catherine Wells-Burr have released a statement following her death:"We have lost our beautiful Catherine; she was full of character, she was caring, loving, and had a bubbly personality. She had a wonderful sense of humour, and was an amazing, special person.

Catherine had achieved so much in her short life and had worked so hard to gain her Bachelor of Honours in Business Management, gaining a 1st class degree from Bath Spa University.

She was so happy starting her life with Rafal and excited about their future together.

We would like to express thanks for all the messages of sympathy and support, we have found some comfort in all the kind and thoughtful words that have been said about Catherine and in knowing how well she was loved.

We have found this hard to understand why someone would have done this to her. There are no words to express how we feel about what has happened to her early on Wednesday morning. We desperately need to know why?

We would like to thank Cath and Mark Yeovil (CID), Hilary and Chris (Family Liaison Officers) for their care, support and understanding. She will be sadly missed If anyone has any information, no matter how small, please contact the police. Jayne, Phil, Leanne, Rafal and all her family."

Her employers Numatic International added:

"Catherine was a valued employee who worked with us in manufacturing during her university holidays and after graduation as a full time employee. She moved to our IS department last year to further her career as Business Analyst.

We are all shocked and saddened by this tragedy and our thoughts are with Catherine's family and all those affected."

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