Bodies identified as that of missing Kingswood mum and daughter

The two bodies recovered from a house in Troon Avenue, Dundee on 18th March have now been formally identified as Kingswood mother Bennylyn Burke, 25, and her two-year-old daughter Jellica, Police Scotland said today

Bennylyn and Jellica’s family have been updated and are being supported by police family liaison officers.

Officers in Dundee attended a property on Troon Avenue around 3.20pm on Friday 5th March as part of an inquiry into the disappearance of Bennylyn and two children who had been reported missing from South Gloucestershire on Monday 1st March.

On Monday 8th March a 50-year-old man appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court charged with the murders of Bennylyn and Jellica.

The second child reported missing has been traced and is being supported.