Bristol

Easton murder victim named as Karina Batista

Police at the scene
Image caption The body of Karina Batista was found at a property in Kensington Park on Monday morning

A woman thought to have been murdered at a house in Bristol has been named by police.

The body of Karina Batista, 40, was discovered at a property in Kensington Park, Easton at about 10:20 GMT on Monday.

Murder detectives are asking for information to trace the movements of a red Peugeot 107.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

A post-mortem examination found Ms Batista died from multiple injuries to the upper body.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "As part of our investigation we're keen to hear from anyone who saw the red Peugeot 107 between 3.15am and 6am on Monday.

"We believe the car, which has a hubcap missing from the front left wheel, was in the Keynsham area at the time."

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Image caption Police believe the red Peugeot was in Keynsham on Monday

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