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Body in boot murder: Doncaster man charged

Joy Billam
Image caption Joy Billam died from strangulation

A 63-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in the boot of a car.

Joy Billam, 46, was found dead on Doncaster Road in Barnsley on Saturday. Post mortem results revealed she had died from strangulation.

On Tuesday Raymond Billam, from Guildford Road, Doncaster, appeared before Barnsley Magistrates' Court charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court next Tuesday.

A 16-year-old has also been charged with assisting offenders in connection with the murder.

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