Funeral of Pennie Davis to be held next week

Pennie Davis
Pennie Davis

THE funeral of murdered former Chichester woman Pennie Davis will take place next week.

The 47-year-old mum-of-five died of multiple stab wounds in the New Forest on September 2.

Her service is being held on Friday, October 24 at Southampton Crematorium at 1.15pm and those attending have been told to come in bright colours if they wish.

The family have asked for family flowers only and all donations to The Honeypot Children’s Charity or The Pennie Davis Appeal Fund, set up following her death to support her two youngest children.

These can also be sent via the funeral director, Jonathan Terry, 101 Peartree Avenue, Bitterne, Southampton, SO19 7JJ, telephone 0238043 4444.

Justin Robertson, 36, of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder and is remanded in custody.

Leanne Doyle, 24, of Beech Crescent, Hythe, was charged with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.

Both are due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on December 18.

A 28-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder has been bailed until November, and a 22-year-old man previously arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail.

A 37-year-old man held on suspicion of assisting an offender has also been bailed, as well as a 46-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.