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Man in court over missing mother and two-year-old daughter

Andrew Innes, 50, appeared in court charged with murder although Bennylyn Burke and her daughter remain missing.

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Bennylyn Burke, 25, who was reported missing on March 1 (Family Handout)

Bennylyn Burke, 25, who was reported missing on March 1 (Family Handout)

Bennylyn Burke, 25, who was reported missing on March 1 (Family Handout)

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after the disappearances of Bennylyn Burke and her two-year-old daughter, Jellica.

Andrew Innes, 50, from Dundee, made no plea when he appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court on Monday.

The 50-year-old had been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the two deaths and remanded in custody.

Officers are still searching for their bodies.

The 25-year-old mother and two children were reported missing from their south Gloucestershire home on Monday March 1, having been last seen on February 17.

A second child has been found and is being supported, according to police.

Avon and Somerset Police released an appeal for information on Wednesday.

PA


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