Murder probe: Man appears in court after South Gloucestershire mum and daughter deaths

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.

Gazette Series Gloucestershire