Inquest opened for woman found dead

AN inquest into the death of a woman whose body was found in a car boot at Ipswich police station has been opened and adjourned today.

AN inquest into the death of a woman whose body was found in a car boot at Ipswich police station has been opened and adjourned today.

Nicola West, 34, of Leather Bottle Hill, Little Blakenham, was found dead on Saturday night.

The inquest was opened and adjourned at Endeavour House, in Russell Road, Ipswich.

Robert McCarry, 35, of Vernon Street, Ipswich, and Paul Waters, 28, of Sandpiper Road, have been charged with murder and perverting the course of justice and will appear before Ipswich Crown Court on February 22.

Relatives of McCarry today told of their sympathy for the family of the woman he is alleged to have killed.

Rita Spaldings, McCarry's mother, said she could not begin to contemplate what the family of 34-year-old Nicola West was going through.

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Fighting back tears, she said: “It is the mother of the girl I feel truly sorry for. She is the one that needs the comfort.

For full story see today's Evening Star.

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