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'Suspicious' fire destroys bus shelter where homeless woman was sleeping

A bus shelter in South Gloucestershire where a homeless woman was sleeping was burned down last night.

Two crews were called out to the fire on Kingswood High Street. Credit: ITV News

Police are treating the fire as suspicious and have started an investigation

The woman, known only as Jo, returned from church to find the shelter in Kingswood burning and all her possessions destroyed.

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Dad charged with murdering his six-month-old daughter

Police and paramedics were called to the block of flats in Britton Gardens on Christmas Day

A dad has been charged with murdering his six-month-old daughter after she was found dead on Christmas Day.

Police and paramedics were called to the block of flats in Kingswood in Bristol during the early hours, but despite best efforts could not save little Anya Parker.

Her dad, 33-year-old Lee Parker, has appeared in court where no details of the case were given.

The victim was the infant daughter of the defendant.

– Andrew Escott-Watson, prosecuting
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