Homicide inquiry after body found on West Coast

The death of a woman, whose body has been found in a car on the West Coast, is being treated as homicide.

The body has not yet been officially identified, but it is thought to be that of 41-year-old Barbara Ann Quinn, who was reported missing yesterday.

Police, who had been searching for Ms Quinn, said when they found the body yesterday afternoon they also found a man nearby with moderate injuries.

He is now under police guard in hospital.

Police said they were not looking for anyone else in relation to the matter.

 

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