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Kayleigh Scott's mother pays tribute after Ayr roof fall

Kayleigh and Nicola Scott
Image caption Kayleigh Scott (on the left) with her sister Nicola, who died in 2011

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who died after falling from the roof of a building in Ayr has paid tribute to her.

Kayleigh Scott, who was from Tarbolton in Ayrshire, fell from a building in Ayr's Fullerton Street at about 23:40 on Wednesday.

He mother described Kayleigh as "beautiful, vivacious and loving".

She said the family was also trying to cope with the death of Kayleigh's sister, Nicola, in June 2011.

In a statement released through police, Kayleigh's mother - who has asked not to be named - said: "Myself and my family are absolutely devastated by the loss of my beautiful daughter Kayleigh. We are still trying to come to terms with Nicola's death just over a year ago but this has blown us apart.

"Kayleigh was a beautiful vivacious and loving young lady. She will be sorely missed by all."

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