Sons Tribute to Murdered Barnsley Mum

6 October 2011, 13:23 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

After the death of a Barnsley woman, whose body was found in the boot of her car, her sons pay tribute.

Forty-six-year-old Joy's body was found in the boot of her purple Ford Fiesta Fusion, which was parked on Doncaster Road, near to the junction with the A635 at around midday on Saturday 1 October.

Post mortem results revealed that Joy had died from strangulation.

Joy's son Tony Billam released this statement,

"Me and my brother Lee are totally devastated after losing our mum Joy in the way we did. She meant the world to us and we will never be the same again. She was a loving and fun person to be with and a great Nanna to her three grandchildren whom she adored. Our lives will never be the same again, we love and miss her very much."

Two people have been charged in connection with Joy's murder. A 63-year-old man is accused of murder and a 16-year-old is charged with assisting and offender.