Body in sea is wife of murdered millionaire

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A dead woman found floating at sea was confirmed yesterday to be the wife of the murdered businessman Amarjit Chohan. Nancy Chohan, 25, who went missing with her husband and two sons in February, was found in Poole Bay, Dorset, on 15 July.

Her husband was found floating near Bournemouth Pier in Dorset on 22 April. A post-mortem examination showed he had been strangled and buried in a field in Devon before being exhumed and dumped in the sea. DNA tests on Mrs Chohan the day after she was found have confirmed her identity

Peter Rees, 38, of Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, has been charged with the murder of Mr Chohan, 46, an Indian-born millionaire, and with preventing his burial. Mr Rees is expected to be charged with the murder of Mrs Chohan.

Mr Chohan, a haulage company owner, his wife, their two sons, Devinder, 19 months, and Ravinder, four months, and Mrs Chohan's mother Charanjit Kaur, 51, all vanished from their home in Heston, west London, and a police investigation was launched after the alarm was raised by relatives.

The boys and their grandmother are still missing.

Any motive for the murder has not been made public.