Gassman sisters due in court for Alison Connolly’s murder

Charice and Amberstasia Gassman, who have been charged with the murder of Alison Connolly, will attend Bristol Crown Court on Thursday.

Murdered: Alison Connolly
Murdered: Alison Connolly

Alison, 49, was founded stabbed to death at the bottom of a communal stairway in Evelyn House, Park South, earlier this year, in May.

The trial of Gassman sisters, who are both from Swindon, will commence on Thursday 19 November at Bristol Crown Court.

The women, aged 19 and 23, were arrested on 12 May 2015 following the death of Alison Connolly, aged 49, earlier that day at Evelyn House in Swindon.

The pair were charged with murder on 15 May 2015.

Both women deny the charge.