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Hundreds walk in Bristol to remember Becky Watts

Becky Watts

Hundreds of people have taken part in a fundraising walk in memory of Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

The 16-year-old was reported missing on 19 February. Body parts were found at a house in the Barton Hill area of Bristol on 2 March.

Organisers said although the walk "won't bring Becky back" it helped "give this beautiful young girl the send-off she deserves".

Becky's stepbrother Nathan Matthews, 28, has been charged with her murder.

Image caption The walk started in the rain from The Centre, in Bristol

Friends have sold wristbands, T-shirts and balloons to help support her family.

Image caption Balloons were released at Caste Park at the end of the walk

The walk started at 11:00 GMT on The Centre and made its way to Castle Park where balloons were released.

Image caption Becky's father and stepmother Darren and Angie-Mae Galsworthy took part in the walk

Earlier this week, Mr Matthews, from Warmley, Bristol, appeared by video link at Bristol Crown Court.

He has yet to enter a plea to the charge and was told a provisional trial date had been set for October.

His girlfriend, Shauna Hoare, 21, who is charged with perverting the course of justice, also appeared by video link without entering a plea.

Four other defendants have been charged with assisting an offender.

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