Biss murder: Burnham and Highbridge Mayor leads tributes
and Highbridge's Mayor has this week spoken of his "utter shock"
at the death of a young mother in the town at the weekend.
Biss, aged 34, was killed during the early hours of Saturday morning
(20th January) and Police have launched a murder investigation.
Bill Hancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Our thoughts and prayers
go to the whole family at this terrible time."
was a much-loved and talented young lady who had her whole life
ahead of her - it's so tragic that this has happened."
Mayoress and I are in utter shock that this took place in Highbridge
and feel so deeply sorry for the family."
family said in a statement issued earlier this week: "Laura
was a beautiful daughter, a fantastic mother and a great sister."
was sensitive, caring and compassionate and would think nothing
of going out of her way to help others."
had a great sense of humour which made her very popular. She touched
so many peoples lives in a positive way."
was also a talented artist, who had a great future ahead of her."
cannot express what her loss means to all her family and friends
we are heartbroken and totally devastated."
said that Christopher Harris, of no fixed address, has been charged
with the murder of Laura, whose
body was found in Burnham Road during the early hours of Saturday,
January 20th, as above.
has bene charged with murder, as well as causing death by dangerous
driving. He appeared at Taunton Deane Magistrates Court earlier
this week and has been remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown
Court today (Thursday 25th January).
tributes have been paid to Laura from her many friends, as we reported