Belfast Telegraph

Home News UK

Teenager on trial for murder of ex

A teenager is due to go on trial for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend .

Aston Robinson, 18, is accused of strangling 16-year-old Kayleigh-Anne Palmer with a scarf while she was five months pregnant.

The trial is set to begin at Bristol Crown Court this afternoon.

Robinson pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder and one charge of child destruction in July.

Kayleigh-Anne died in hospital on April 5 three days after allegedly being attacked by Robinson at a property in Cheltenham.

Robinson, of Humber Road, Cheltenham, is in custody.

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph