Tributes to ‘devoted’ mum-of-four who was ‘murdered’ at Kingswood home in front of childrenthedigitalchaps


TRIBUTES have been paid to a “devoted” mum-of-four who was allegedly murdered at a home in front of children.

Alison Bowen, 41, was seriously assaulted in the horror in the Kingswood area of Bristol on Monday afternoon.


Alison Bowen was found dead at home on MondayCredit: Facebook

Police have charged Darryl Bowen, 43, with her murder.

Tributes have now flooded in for Alison, who ran an independent Christian school.

Her family said: “Alison was a devoted and caring daughter, sister, wife, and mother to four very much loved children. They are appreciated by all who know them.

“Alison always radiated a very loving, encouraging, and positive nature not only to everyone who knew her, but also to all who crossed her path.

“She never had a bad word to say about anyone, and always went out of her way to help everyone who needed her.

“To quote a friend who is now working abroad, ‘she was always honouring to other people’.

“She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, and those who worked alongside her, and also by the wider community that she touched so deeply.”

Alison’s sister also paid tribute, saying: “Alison was a wonderful sister, a loving and dedicated mother.

“We cannot even describe our loss, that she has been stolen from us like this.”

Police were scrambled to the scene at around 3.50pm where Alison was found with serious injuries.

Tragically she couldn’t be saved and was declared dead at the scene.

The children inside were said to be “distressed” but were thankfully unharmed.

Bowen appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court where he was remanded into custody.

Alison was seriously assaulted in the horror


Alison was seriously assaulted in the horrorCredit: Facebook
Her family have now paid tribute


Her family have now paid tributeCredit: Avon and Somerset Police