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Woman charged with murder after human remains garden find

She is charged with the murder of a man in Stockport whose body was found buried.

Police at a house in Reddish where a man's body was found buried in the garden.
Police at a house in Reddish where a man's body was found buried in the garden. ITV News

A woman has been charged with murder after human remains were found buried in a garden in Stockport.

It comes after a woman walked into a police station in Manchester and "disclosed that she had killed a man a number of years ago".

Police searched the garden of a home in the Reddish area and found the body of a man.

Forensic teams examine the Stockport property where a body was found.
Forensic teams examine the Stockport property where a body was found. ITV News

Barbara Coombes of Matlock Road has been charged with murder, preventing the lawful and decent burial of a dead body, fraud by false representation and obtaining a pecuniary advantage.

She remains in custody and is due to appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court today.

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