Man from Yate pleads guilty to killing step-gran

A schizophrenic man from Yate has pleaded guilty to killing his step-grandmother. Ryan Guest battered 87-year-old Una Dorney to death at Oak Tree House care home in Yate. He said he was acting on God's orders, thinking she'd stolen his soul. The court heard he may never be released.

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Man arrested after death of elderly care home resident

Police were called to Oaktree House in Yate yesterday after the death of an 87-year-old woman Credit: Oaktree Care Home

A man has been arrested after the death of an elderly resident at a care home in Yate in South Gloucestershire.

Police were called to Oaktree House on Lark Rise yesterday lunchtime, following the sudden death of an 87-year-old woman.

They arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of murder later that afternoon.

The victim’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained police officers.

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