A young mother killed herself on her 23rd birthday after she was bullied by internet trolls – including one who set up a fake Tinder account for her, her family has said.
Leanne Morrison is thought to have ended her life after she returned from a night out celebrating her birthday.
The mother-of-one was described as being the ‘life and soul of the party’ and ‘lived for’ her four-year-old son Mason.
One family member said bullies had ‘driven’ her to her death and revealed a ‘sicko’ had created a fake online dating profile for her and was contacting men online.
A post on Ms Morrison’s Instagram page showed her celebrating with her friends and drinking prosecco.
But her body was identified by her 20-year-old brother William and her uncle Donnie Morrison, 40, after the alarm was raised.
Her grandmother, Isabel Morrison, 63, spoke to her the day before her birthday and said she was looking forward to her night out.
She added she was not aware of the bullying until after her death.
She told: ‘She told me she had an appointment to see the doctor and I think she had been suffering from depression after having a few rough times recently – but no one realised how bad it was.
‘We are all utterly devastated. Leanne knew so many people and had so many great friends. She was the life and soul of the party and loved a night out but she lived for her wee boy and Mason is our main concern.’ Continue reading…