A TEENAGER has been charged with the murder of Keeley Bunker who went missing after returning home from a gig.
Wesley Streete, 19, will appear at North Staffordshire magistrates court tomorrow charged with the barmaid’s murder.
Keeley Bunker, 20, was found dead in a stream in Tamworth, Staffs[/caption]
Wesley Streete, 19, will appear at North Staffordshire magistrates court tomorrow charged with the barmaid’s murder[/caption]
Keeley’s heartbroken mum Debbie Watkins launched an appeal on Facebook after she went missing as she returned home from watching Brit rapper Aitch perform in Birmingham.
Friends joined other family members in the frantic search for the “beautiful soul” who was last seen at 4am last Thursday.
But the barmaid’s body was discovered in Wigginton Park about 9pm the same day.
Grieving friends laid flowers at the park in Tamworth, Staffs where her body was discovered
MUM’S HEARTBREAKING APPEAL
One bouquet read: “Keely, sending you all my love, you will be missed by all. Rest well x.”
Another said: “Keeley, I am going to miss you so so so much. Your laugh, smiley face and through and through beautiful soul.
“You are going to be missed by everyone lucky enough to have ever met you.
“Miss you already so much, until we meet again, sleep tight.”
A Staffordshire Police spokesman tonight confirmed a teenager from Tamworth will appear in court tomorrow over her murder.
A force spokesman said: “A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a woman’s body in woodland in Tamworth on Thursday 19 September.
“Wesley Streete of Tamworth, will appear before North Staffordshire Justice Centre tomorrow morning (Monday 23 September).
“Formal identification of the woman is still to take place, but she is believed to be Keeley Bunker, aged 20, from Tamworth.
“Her family are being supported by specially-trained officers at this time and we would kindly urge people to respect their privacy.”
Streete, of Tamworth, Staffs, was arrested on Thursday[/caption]
Forensic officers at the scene of the devastating discovery in Tamworth, Staffs, on Friday[/caption]
Flowers and tributes left near Keeley’s home this morning[/caption]
The 19-year-old suspect leaves court on Saturday after being arrested on suspicion of killing Keeley Bunker[/caption]
The 20-year-old’s death has rocked the local community in Tamworth[/caption]