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Earls Barton: Marion Price murder accused in court

Marion Price Image copyright Northamptonshire Police
Image caption Marion Price (centre) pictured with her son Gary and daughter Toni

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman who was discovered shot dead in her car.

The body of Marion Price, 63, was found in a car park in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, on 15 December.

Stephen Welch, 60, of Addlecroft Close, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday.

Mr Welch is set for a plea hearing on 17 January at Northampton Crown Court. Another man charged with murder appeared in court on Monday.

A trial date for Mr Welch and Michael Reader, 69, of Booth Rise, Northampton, was set for 6 June 2020.

Image caption Police were called to Elderton Way on 15 December

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