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Dumped remains death was unlawful

Sylwia Sobczak
Sylwia Sobczak, 26, was Polish but had been living in London

A 26-year-old woman whose burnt remains were found in a suitcase dumped in Hampshire was unlawfully killed, a coroner has recorded.

The remains of Sylwia Sobczak, a Polish national, were found in Dummer, near Basingstoke, by a dog walker on 8 May.

A man accused of her murder was found hanged at Winchester jail on 28 July.

The coroner at Alton Magistrates Court recorded on Wednesday that Ms Sobczak, of, Tottenham, north London, had been unlawfully killed.

Police were initially unable to identify her body and made a nationwide appeal.

Murder suspect Ziaul Haque, 27, of Drummond Street, Camden Town, London, was later charged with her murder but was found hanged in his prison cell while in custody.




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Murder suspect found dead in cell
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19 May 08 |  Hampshire
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18 May 08 |  Hampshire

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