Vigil For Seaham Teen Who Died At T In The Park

14 July 2016, 05:14 | Updated: 14 July 2016, 08:11

A vigil's being held in Seaham later, to remember 17 year old Megan Bell who died at the T In The Park Festival in Scotland.

The teenager was one of two people to die at the festival last week. 

Police Scotland say they're not treating her death as suspicious.

Megan Bell's family released the following statement:
"We are devastated at the tragic loss of our wonderful daughter Megan. Her death leaves an irreplaceable gap in our lives and she will be so sadly missed by all her family and friends. 

"We would also like to thank everyone for the overwhelming number of flowers, cards and condolences sent to us as this very sad time. We would respectively as that we are now left along to come to terms with our grief.."

The vigil will take place from 7pm on the Seaham seafront. 

Laura Ward, a family friend, has arranged it.

She's told Heart she wants people to set off blue balloons and light candles.  

She's also set up a fundraising page to help pay for flowers at Megans' funeral.

So far it's raised over £1,500.