Somerset

Woman's body in burning car 'suspicious'

The death of a woman whose body was found in a burning car in Somerset is being treated by police as suspicious.

Firefighters were called to reports of a car on fire in a field in Ashill, off the A358 near Illminster, just before 06:30 BST on Wednesday.

Police officers were called in after fire crews confirmed they had discovered the body of a woman inside the vehicle.

An appeal for witnesses has been made by Avon and Somerset police.

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