おとこ, 38, appears in court charged with murder of company director, 47

おとこ, 38, appears in court charged with murder of company director, 47, as her ‘devastatedfamily say it is ‘unbearablethat ‘she has been taken away from us

  • Antanas Jankauskas, 38, of Wookey, サマセット, appeared in custody at court
  • He is charged with murder of Sarah Ashwell whose body was found at her home
  • Paying tribute earlier, 彼女の家族は言った: ‘Sarah had so much of her life still to live
  • A man who appeared in court today has been charged with the murder of a company director as her ‘devastatedfamily say it is ‘unbearable’.

    Antanas Jankauskas, 38, of Wookey, サマセット, spoke through a Lithuanian interpreter to confirm his name and date of birth when he appeared in custody at Taunton Magistrates Court.

    He has been charged with the murder of Sarah Ashwell, 47, who was formally identified as the victim of a ‘suspicious deathafter her body was found at her home in Wells, サマセット, 先週末.

    Sarah Ashwell (写真), 47, was formally identified as the victim of a 'suspicious death' after her body was found at home in Wells, サマセット, 先週末

    Sarah Ashwell (写真), 47, was formally identified as the victim of a ‘suspicious deathafter her body was found at home in Wells, サマセット, 先週末

    Antanas Jankauskas, 38, of Wookey, Someset, spoke through a Lithuanian interpreter to confirm his name and date of birth when he appeared in custody at Taunton Magistrates Court

    Antanas Jankauskas, 38, of Wookey, Someset, spoke through a Lithuanian interpreter to confirm his name and date of birth when he appeared in custody at Taunton Magistrates Court

    Emma Lenanton, 起訴, and defence solicitor Natasha Steele were also in court for the hearing.

    Jankauskas was remanded in custody until Tuesday, 11月 16 when he is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court.

    Paying tribute earlier, Sarah’s family said in a statement: ‘We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Sarah, who we all loved so very much.

    ‘Nothing can prepare you for such terrible news and we are utterly heartbroken. Sarah had so much of her life still to live.

    Paying tribute earlier, Sarah's family said in a statement: 'We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Sarah, who we all loved so very much'

    Paying tribute earlier, Sarah’s family said in a statement: ‘We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Sarah, who we all loved so very much

    ‘It is unbearable for us to think that this has been taken away from her and that she has been taken away from us.

    ‘We are incredibly touched by the many kind and loving tributes that have been posted on social media by friends and loved ones in the last few days.

    ‘It is a comfort for us to be reminded how well loved she was and that so many people had such affection for her.

    Detective Superintendent Gary Haskins, who is heading the enquiry, described the investigation as ‘fast-moving and complex’.

    彼は言った: ‘It’s clear from our enquiries so far that Sarah was much loved as a daughter, mother and friend.

    ‘Our family liaison officers are supporting her parents and two sons and the thoughts of all the team are with them. We ask that they be given privacy and consideration in their loss.

    ‘This is a fast-moving, complex investigation and we’re exploring a number of lines of enquiry. We’re grateful to everyone who has contacted us with information, shared CCTV and spent time speaking with officers on house to house enquiries.

    The force has said it has also made a mandatory formal referral to the IOPC (Independent Office for Police Conduct) due to recent police contact with Sarah.