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Body of 74 year old woman found after Penygroes fire

Police and fire crews investigating a house fire in Penygroes have confirmed the body of a 74-year-old woman was found at the scene.

North Wales Fire and Rescue were called to the property in Ffordd Llanllyfni, Penygroes in Gwynedd at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.

The body was found in the kitchen. Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.


Alwen Jones to be sentenced after Penygroes murder conviction

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death is due to be sentenced at Caernarfon Crown Court today.

24-year-old Alwen Jones from Llanllyfni was convicted of the murder of 31-year-old Emma Jones yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred at the entrance to a block of flats in the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon, last December.

Miss Jones has been remanded in custody until sentencing later today.