Leeds: Woman who died after being found injured in car is named

The incident scene.
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A man who was being held under police guard in hospital following a fatal attack on a 51-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Gail Lucas, 51, was discovered in a parked car on Mexborough Grove, in Chapeltown, with multiple injuries in the early hours of August 4.

She died in hospital 10 days later.

Stephen Maynard, 53, of Mexborough Grove, has been charged with her murder.

He was remanded in custody following a brief appearance at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Monday and is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday morning.