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Court told NSW man stashed murdered mum in boot

The number of road deaths rose more than 10 per cent nationally in the year to May, the AAA says.

The number of road deaths rose more than 10 per cent nationally in the year to May, the AAA says. Photo: AAP

A man accused of murdering his mother and dumping her body in the boot of a car has been formally refused bail during his first court appearance.

Jeramie James Massie, 39, was arrested at a unit on Park Street in the NSW beachside town of Evans Head on Friday.

Emergency services were called to the home following a concern for welfare report at about 8.10am.

A 60-year-old woman’s body was discovered in the boot of a car parked in the street outside.

Massie was arrested at the scene.

He has been charged with domestic violence-related murder, as well as improperly interfere with corpse or human remains.

Massie was formally refused bail in the Lismore Local Court on Saturday and will reappear on April 24.

-AAP

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