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London man arrested over Ifield body in burning car

Murder scene in Ifield Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption The unidentified woman, possibly aged in her 20s, died from smoke inhalation, police said

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman whose body was found inside a burning car in West Sussex.

Fire crews discovered the dead woman, possibly in her 20s, in the boot of a Volkswagen Jetta, near Ifield Golf Club in Rusper Road, Ifield, on Friday.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, died from smoke inhalation.

Christopher Jeffrey-Shaw, 26. from Lewisham, south London, was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday.

A 34-year-old woman from Dulwich, south-east London, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on Saturday, has been released on bail until 30 March.

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