Shellie Callaghan death: Three freed from custody

Three people charged with drugs offences following the death of Newtongrange teenager Shellie Callaghan have been released without appearing in court.

Tuesday, 18th October 2016, 4:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:55 pm
Shellie Callaghan

The 16-year-old died after falling ill amid claims she may have taken an ecstasy tablet.

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A 43-year-old woman had been due to appear in court yesterday, while two girls aged 17 and 16 were also charged.

A Crown Office spokesman said: “After full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the case, they were liberated from custody and did not appear in court. The report remains under consideration.”