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Helen Clarke was 77 years old, who died in hospital on Sunday after being taken to hospital with burns on Friday. Officers were called just after 8.20am by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service to a report of a black Honda Jazz car on fire on Sketty Lane on Friday. Emergency services attended and a man and woman were taken to hospital with burns. Police have now said that Helen Clarke died on Sunday evening, 24th September, in Morriston Hospital.
Her family is being supported by specialist officers. David Clarke, 80, has been charged with murder. He appeared at Swansea Magistrates Court on Monday morning. He has been remanded into custody pending a hearing at Swansea Crown Court today. Detective Chief Inspector Paul Raikes said: “Our thoughts remain with Helen’s family at this incredibly painful time. Detectives continue to work alongside other specialists to understand the full circumstances behind this incident.
Helen’s family have issued the following statement: “Our families are trying to come to terms with the tragic passing of a mother, grandmother, and friend in un-characteristic circumstances. We are working with the police to ensure that responsible parties are sound of mind and held accountable. We request that we are given the privacy to deal with this tragedy as a family.
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Helen Clarke was 77 years old.
Died with burn injuries after black Honda Jazz car found on fire suspect arrested
A man has been charged with murder after a married couple was burned in a car fire.
Emergency services were called to Singleton Hospital in Sketty Lane, Swansea, at around 8.20am on Friday morning.
Helen Clarke, 77, was taken to Morriston Hospital with severe burns and head trauma and died on Sunday evening.
Her husband was also hospitalized but his condition was stable.
David Clarke, 80, was charged with murder and appeared at Swansea Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.
He was remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Swansea Crown Court on Tuesday.
Miss Clarke’s family, supported by specialist officers, said: “Our families are struggling to come to terms with the tragic passing of a mother, grandmother and friend in unusual circumstances.
“We request that we be given privacy to deal with this tragedy as a family.”
Det Ch Insp Paul Raikes, of South Wales Police, said police were investigating and asked anyone with information about the incident, which involved the black Honda Jazz, to contact them.
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