THE MAN charged with the murder of Kayleigh-Anne Palmer has now also been charged in connection with the death of her unborn child.

Aston Robinson, 18 and of Humber Road in Cheltenham, has now been charged with child destruction, relating to the death of Kayleigh's unborn baby.

Kayleigh-Anne died in hospital after being attacked at an address in Humber Road on Wednesday April 2.

Her unborn baby also died following the attack.

At a hearing in Bristol today on July 3 Robinson pleaded not guilty to both charges and is due to stand trial at Bristol Crown Court on September 22.