Funeral held for April Jones

Hundreds of people have turned out for the funeral of murdered schoolgirl April Jones in her home town of Machynllyth in Wales. It is almost a year since the five-year-old went missing. Mark Bridger was jailed in May for life for killing her.

View all 18 updates ›

Carefree and smiling April pictured on Order of Service

The Order of Service showed a picture of April Jones on the beach. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Order of Service pictured a carefree and smiling April Jones on the beach wearing a bright orange top and shorts.

Her devastated mother sobbed audibly in grief as she walked slowly into the funeral service for her murdered daughter.

After the service, the funeral party left the church for a private burial.

The funeral service for April Jones was held at St Peter's Church in the market town of Machynlleth. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

More top news