A MAN charged with the murder of Highbridge woman Laura Biss appeared at Taunton Magistrates Court today. 

Laura Biss, 34, was found dead on the B3139 Burnham Road in the early hours of Saturday (January 20).

Christopher Harris, 35, spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address at a brief hearing this morning (January 23). 

He entered no plea and wept in the dock.

Magistrates committed the case to Exeter Crown Court on Thursday, January 25.