Police Have Confirmed Identity
We are extremely saddened to announce that although formal identification procedure is still to be completed, Police have confirmed that the body found in Longwood Lane, Bristol at 9am on Christmas morning is that of Joanna.
A local couple walking their dog discovered the body and immediately notified police who sealed off the area.
A post-mortem is still to be completed so no further details are yet available but Police are treating the death as suspicous.
Joanna’s family and boyfriend have been informed.
This site will be updated with all the known facts of the investigation and we again appeal for any information; call the Operation Braid incident room on 0845 456 7000 or provide information on-line via the special section on the police website or by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Crimestoppers will not ask for your name and will make no attempt to trace your call.
HEartfelt condolences go out to all of Jo’s friends and family. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time.
All enquiries/information/help with the investigation should be directed to the Avon and Somerset Police force – http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/.