South East Wales

Body in allotment is Sameena Imam, police say

Sameena Imam Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Sameena Imam was last seen outside wholesaler Costco in Coventry where she was visiting as part of her job as a regional marketing manager

Police have formally identified a body found on an allotment in Leicester as that of missing Cardiff woman Sameena Imam.

She was last seen outside wholesaler Costco in Coventry where she worked at about 16:00 GMT on Christmas Eve.

The 34-year-old's body was found on Friday off Groby Road, West Midlands Police said.

Brothers Roger Cooper, 40, of Coventry, and David Cooper, 38, of Leicester, have been charged with her murder.

"Formal identification has taken place and we can confirm that a body found in a Leicestershire allotment is that of Sameena Imam," a force spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

"Her family have been kept fully informed of developments at this sad time."

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