Amy Stringfellow murder probe: family say ‘our hearts are broken’

The family of a 26-year-old mum-of-one from Doncaster who died after being found critically injured in her home on Friday say ‘our hearts are broken and will never be truly repaired’.

By Ben McVay
Sunday, 7th June 2020, 7:50 pm

Personal trainer Amy Stringfellow was found critically injured in a house in Balby after police and paramedics were scrambled at 11.35pm.

Despite medics’ best efforts to save her Amy died a short time later.

Forty-five-year-old Terence Papworth, formerly of Dryden Road where Amy was found, has been charged with her murder.

Amy Stringfellow

In a short statement Amy’s family described her as ‘beautiful and kind’ saying she ‘inspired so many others’.

They wrote (SIC): “We know you will live on in your little girl. We love you all the pennies in the world xxx”.

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Since news of Amy’s death emerged tributes have flooded social media.

Her aunt Denise Elliott said: “My beautiful baby niece.

“So cruelly taken from us. I don’t know how our family can ever be the same again without you in it.

“We are totally numb. We love you more than life itself.”

Sam Imray said:”Absolutely devastated, words cannot describe how sorry I am for your loss.

“Amy was a beautiful, amazing person with such a big heart.

“I loved her to bits, she was like a little sister to me.”

Greg Fishburn, who told how Amy was a personal trainer at Hercos Gym, described feeling ‘physically sick hearing this tragic news’.

He wrote: “She was such a great girl, a PT at Hercos Gym who always had a smile on her face and filled the gym with laughter.”

Terence Papworth will appear before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday).

Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 904 of 5 June 2020. You can also give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.