Man charged with murder after body of heavily pregnant woman found in car boot

A man’s been charged with the murder of his pregnant partner, after her body was found stuffed in a car boot in Ipswich earlier this week.

The body of 31-year-old Kardell Lomas was found in the boot of a car, in the backyard of a Raceview home on Tuesday, December 10.

She was 24-weeks pregnant.


Police arrested a 36-year-old Raceview man on the night, and established a crime scene at the property.

He’s since been charged with murder, unlawful assault of a pregnant woman and misconduct with a corpse.

He’s due to front court in Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

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