Body of woman found near Ottery St Mary identified by police

Hilda Mary Oakland, 71, was found dead in a vehicle in Fenny Bridges on Wednesday, December 2.

Hilda Mary Oakland, 71, was found dead in a vehicle in Fenny Bridges on Wednesday, December 2. - Credit: Archant

A Honiton man will appear before Exeter Crown Court charged with murder of 71-year-old pensioner

The body of a woman found in a vehicle near Ottery St Mary has been identified by police.

The victim, who was found dead in the Fenny Bridges area on Wednesday, December 2, was today confirmed to be that of 71-year-old Hilda Mary Oakland.

Charles Robert Broom, 66, from Honiton has been charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Exeter Crown Court on Thursday, December 17.


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