Glasgow & West Scotland

Hundreds join Clydebank 'pink' walk for Paige Doherty

Wear Pink for Paige walk Image copyright Watchtower Media
Image caption Hundreds of people took part in the walk in Clydebank

Hundreds of people have paid their respects to schoolgirl Paige Doherty by walking through the streets of her home town wearing pink.

A group of about 400 people, made up of the 15-year-old's friends, relatives and neighbours, took part in the Wear Pink for Paige walk on Saturday.

The walkers stopped at the spot in Clydebank where Paige's body was found and a single balloon was released.

John Leathem, 31, has appeared in court charged with murdering Paige.

He was fully committed for trial at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Friday. He made no plea or declaration and was returned to custody.

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Image caption Paige's body was found in a wooded area just off Great Western Road in Clydebank at lunchtime on 21 March

Paige's body was found in a wooded area just off Great Western Road in Clydebank at lunchtime on 21 March.

The teenager was last seen near a deli in the town before setting off for her part-time hairdressing job.

Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial event a Clydebank park on Saturday 26 March.

The Titan Crane in Clydebank was also illuminated pink in memory of the teenager.

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