Tributes to Cheltenham teenager Kayleigh-Anne Palmer

Kayleigh-Anne Palmer Kayleigh Palmer died in hospital three days after being admitted

Related Stories

The family of a pregnant girl who died after being assaulted in Cheltenham has paid tribute to her.

Kayleigh-Anne Palmer, 16, was found at a house in Humber Road on Wednesday. She was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and put into an induced coma but died on Saturday.

Kayleigh-Anne's mother Helen Bage said she was "beautiful inside and out".

Her father Dean Palmer said he was "devastated" Kayleigh-Anne "won't ever get the chance to hold her baby".

'Our beautiful Kay'

Her grandparents Michael and Carole Bage said they were "privileged to be a part of her life".

They said "nothing is more precious than all the memories we hold dear of our beautiful Kay who was so very special to us".

Kayleigh-Anne's boyfriend Aston Robinson, 18, of Humber Road, Cheltenham, has been charged with attempted murder and remanded in custody.

Police said they were considering further charges in connection with the death.

Mr Robinson is due to appear at Gloucester Crown Court on 9 May.

Gloucestershire Police has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission because of "previous contact" between the force and Kayleigh-Anne.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Gloucestershire

Weather

Gloucester

Min. Night 17 °C

Features

  • Lucy FranklinDouble trouble

    'Rising house prices left me high and dry - twice!'


  • NS Savannah, 1962Nuclear dream

    The ship that totally failed to change the world


  • Ed Miliband takes a selfie at a Cambridge hairdressersNo more photo ops?

    Why is Ed Miliband drawing attention to his public image?


  • Espresso cup7 days quiz

    Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?


  • Glasgow 2014 quaichs and medalsQuaich guide

    What do the Scottish gifts given to Games medallists symbolise?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.