Crowds turnout for the funeral of Shellie Callaghan

DOZENS gathered at the funeral of Shellie Callaghan today to say a final farewell to the tragic teenager.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 1:51 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 8:54 am
Crowds paid tribute to Shellie Callaghan

The schoolgirl, who was described as “popular” and “beautiful” by her friends, died suddenly earlier this month, after she fell ill at a house party in Newtongrange, Midlothian.

Police issued a drugs warning just hours after her death.

Yesterday, her funeral was held at Newbattle Parish Church in Midlothian where crowds of people gathered to pay tribute to the 16 year-old.

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Many wrote heartfelt messages to the teenager following the “beautiful” service.

St David’s High School tweeted: “A beautiful Farewell Service this morning for Shellie.

“Very proud of all the respectful young people from SDHS & NCHS. RIP.”

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