The family of April Jones bid an emotional farewell to the five-year-old today, almost a year since the first anniversary of her murder.
The parents of murdered April Jones fear that killer Mark Bridger may never reveal where the body of their daughter is.
Two Family Liaison Officers give us a unique insight into how April Jones' family are learning to cope with their grief.
Donations made at the funeral of April Jones will be used to sponsor a child in Uganda through education, church leaders have said.
The funeral of five-year-old April is due to take place later today in the Welsh market town of Machynlleth at midday - almost a year to the day since she was snatched.
The Rev Kathleen Rogers, who is leading the ceremony, said donations would be sent to Africa via the charity World Vision.
She continued: "In an attempt to see some good out of this tragedy, we have decided to sponsor a little girl from a village in Uganda in memory of April."
A memorial garden on a community green yards from her family home with a pink dollhouse, pink flowers and pink furry animals has also been built.
Donations made at the funeral of April Jones will be used to sponsor a girl in Africa.
The Rev Kathleen Rogers, who is officiating the ceremony, said donations made at the service will be be used to sponsor a child in Uganda, through the charity World Vision.
An inquest will be opened into the death of murdered schoolgirl April Jones today.
The five-year-old was snatched by Mark Bridger outside her home in Machynlleth, mid Wales, on October 1 last year before being killed by the 47-year-old.
Despite one of the biggest search operations in police history, the girl's body has never been found.
Officers did manage to recover fragments of a child's skull from the ashes of Bridger's fireplace at his home in Ceinws.
April's parents Coral and Paul hope their daughter's inquest, which takes place in the Powys town of Welshpool this morning, will enable them to finally lay what remains of their daughter to rest.
The devastated parents of murdered April Jones are finally able to plan a funeral for their daughter - almost 12 months after the schoolgirl was murdered. April, five, was snatched by Mark Bridger outside her home in Machynlleth, mid Wales, on October 1 last year.
The 47-year-old paedophile is serving a whole life sentence for killing the youngster.
– A Prison Service spokesman
A prisoner from HMP Wakefield was taken to hospital on 7 July. The incident is being investigated by the police.
Child killer Mark Bridger, who abducted and murdered five-year-old April Jones, has been attacked in prison.
Bridger, who is serving a life sentence, was slashed across the face with a makeshift blade by a fellow inmate at HMP Wakefield on Sunday, as he walked along a gangway, The Sun has reported.
Prison officers intervened in the attack and prevented Bridger from being injured further. He was later taken to a local hospital where he was given stitches, the newspaper said.
Bridger kidnapped April Jones before sexually abusing her, murdering her and then disposing of her body last October. Her body has never been found.
He was sentence to a whole-life term in May after a jury took four hours to find him guilty following a month-long trial.
April had been playing with friends close to her home on the Bryn Y Gog estate in Machynlleth, mid-Wales when Bridger enticed her into his car.
April Jones' grandparents appeared on ITV's This Morning today to talk about April and the trial of Mark Bridger. Dai and Linda Smith of New Quay said the family would never approach Mark Bridger to ask what he had done with April's body.
April Jones' grandparents say the death penalty should be reintroduced for sex offenders like Mark Bridger. Bridger was given a life sentence for April's murder and abduction. But April's grandparents, Dai and Linda Smith, says a future behind bars isn't enough.
April Jones' parents have spoken of their fear that her killer Mark Bridger may never reveal the location of their daughter's body.
In a video interview with the Sun, Paul and Coral Jones said Bridger has "put a hole in our heart".
ITV News' Wales correspondent Emily Morgan reports:
April's grandparents have also described their anguish in an interview with Welsh television channel S4C.
April Jones' grandparents Dai and Linda Smith have told of their anger towards Mark Bridger, during an interview with Welsh television channel S4C.
Bridger, 47, has been jailed for life after being found guilty of killing the five-year-old in a sexually motivated attack.