Human remains found in murder investigation over missing woman Susan Howells

Human remains have been found in the murder investigation into the disappearance of missing woman Susan Howells.

Friday, 4th October 2019, 3:14 pm
Updated Friday, 4th October 2019, 4:15 pm
Remains have been found during the murder investigation of Susan Howells.

The remains were found on private land in Station Road, Doncaster on Friday, October 4.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish if these belong to Susan Howells, who was last seen in Harrogate in February.

Susan’s family have also been informed.

Two men have been charged in relation to her disappearance.

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West Yorkshire Police confirmed on Tuesday that Dale Tarbox was charged with Susan's murder and 60-year-old Keith Wadsworth, has been charged with preventing a lawful and decent burial.

They are remanded in custody to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday, October 30.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Rolfe, of West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said:

“Our thoughts remain with Susan’s family at this difficult time, and they are being supported by specially trained officers as our enquiries continue.”