Woman who died after being found burned in car blaze named

The woman died in hospital on Thursday after being found in the burning car beside a man.

Ann Drummond: Died after being found in car. <strong>Police Scotland</strong>
Ann Drummond: Died after being found in car. Police Scotland

A woman who died after being found badly burned in a car with a seriously injured man has been named.

Police say they are treating the death of Ann Drummond as suspicious.

The 47-year-old from Livingston died in hospital two days after being found in the burning car near to Drumcross Farm in Bathgate.

A 47-year-old man, who sustained significant burn injuries, was also in the car that was found just after 6pm on Tuesday.

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The couple were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where Ms Drummond, who also suffered a head injury, died on Thursday.

The man remains in hospital where staff have described his condition as serious.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “The death is being treated as suspicious and enquires are ongoing.”


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