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Man in court on Barnsley murder charge

Lucy Jones Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption The body of Lucy Jones, 35 was found in Goldthorpe on 8 October

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after the discovery of a woman's body near Barnsley last month.

The body of Lucy Jones, 35 was found in West Street, Goldthorpe, on 8 October.

A post-mortem examination revealed the cause of death was a result of multiple injuries from a prolonged attack, South Yorkshire Police said.

Liam Harry Fletcher, of Elizabeth Street, Goldthorpe, has been remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on 27 March.

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