The family of Tara Kershaw who was found dead at a property in Great Yarmouth have said they are struggling to come to terms with her death.

Her body was found in Princes Road on Saturday morning.

In a statement her family said: "Following the death of our beloved sister, which we are struggling to come to terms with at the present time, we would like to ask people to respect our wishes for privacy.

"We would like to be given the time to grieve the loss of Tara and come to terms with the circumstances in which her life was taken."

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An initial post-mortem examination has been conducted and while investigations go on, the findings showed the death was consistent with compression to the neck.

Eastern Daily Press: Police at a property in Princes Road, Great YarmouthPolice at a property in Princes Road, Great Yarmouth (Image: Contributed)

Adam Barnard, 40 and of Princes Road, Great Yarmouth, has been charged her murder and has appeared in court.

Detective Inspector Alix Wright said: “We continue with our enquiries to understand the full circumstances which led to Tara’s death and would urge anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the days leading up to Saturday morning, to get in touch.

“We believe this to be an isolated incident and both parties were known to one another.”

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Barnard appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court yesterday having been charged with murder.

The case was formally sent to Norwich Crown Court today where he was remanded into custody until his next court appearance on March 12.

Members of Ms Kershaw's family attended the short hearing accompanied by detectives from Norfolk and Suffolk's Major Investigation Team (MIT).

Police are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity in the area to come forward. 

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk police via the website or by ringing 101 quoting crime reference 36/4291/24.