Devon

Charles Broom in court accused of Hilda Oakland murder

Road into Fenny Bridges Image copyright Google
Image caption Ms Oakland's body was found in a vehicle in a field off the A30 at Fenny Bridges near Honiton

A 61-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering a pensioner whose body was found in a 4x4 vehicle in a field.

Charles Broom, of Millhead Road, Honiton in Devon is charged with the murder of Hilda Oakland, 71, on 2 December.

Her body was found in a vehicle in a field off the A30 at Fenny Bridges near Honiton.

Mr Broom was remanded in custody by a judge at Exeter Crown Court.

He will appear in court again in March, for a plea and case management hearing.

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