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A man who appeared in court today has been charged with the murder of a company director, as his “devastated” family says it is “unbearable”.
Antanas Jankauskas of Wookey, Somerset, spoke through a Lithuanian interpreter to confirm his name and date of birth when he appeared in custody at Taunton Magistrates Court.
How old is Antanas Jankauskas ?
He is 38 year old.
Jankauskas was held in custody until Tuesday November 16, when he is due to appear before the Bristol Crown Court.
Paying tribute earlier, Sarah’s family said in a statement: ‘We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Sarah, whom we all love so much.
Nothing can prepare you for such terrible news and we are completely heartbroken. Sarah still had a lot of her life to live.
‘It is unbearable for us to think that this has been taken from him and that it has been taken from us.
We are incredibly touched by the many kind tributes that friends and loved ones have posted on social media in recent days.
“It is a consolation for us to remember how well they loved her and that so many people were so fond of her.”
He has been charged with the murder of Sarah Ashwell, 47, who was formally identified as the victim of a ‘suspicious death’ after her body was found at her home in Wells, Somerset, last weekend. .
Sarah Ashwell was formally identified as the victim of a ‘suspicious death’ after her body was found at her home in Wells, Somerset, last weekend.
Emma Lenanton, the prosecutor, and defense attorney Natasha Steele were also in court for the hearing.
Detective Superintendent Gary Haskins, who is leading the investigation, described the investigation as “quick and complex.”
He said: ‘From our research so far it is clear that Sarah was very much loved as a daughter, mother and friend.
‘Our family liaison officers are supporting her parents and her two children and the thoughts of the entire team are with them. We ask that you be given privacy and consideration for the loss of it.
“This is complex and fast-moving research and we are exploring a number of lines of inquiry. We thank everyone who has contacted us with information, shared CCTV, and took time to speak with officers in house-to-house consultations. ‘
The force has said it has also made a mandatory formal referral to the IOPC (Independent Office of Police Conduct) due to recent police contact with Sarah.
Antanas Jankauskas Quick and Facts
- Antanas Jankauskas, 38, of Wookey, Somerset, appeared in custody at court
- He is charged with murder of Sarah Ashwell whose body was found at her home
- Paying tribute earlier, her family said: ‘Sarah had so much of her life still to live’