Police Scotland

Police are continuing to make inquiries into the death of 16-year-old Shellie Callaghan of Newtongrange, Midlothian.

Through Police Scotland, Shellie’s family have asked that they are afforded privacy to grieve and come to terms with their tragic loss.

Chief Inspector Matt Paden said: “As inquiries continue into the full circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Shellie Callaghan, dedicated officers from the inquiry team are providing support to her family.

“Officers will also be continuing high visibility patrols over the weekend and the days ahead to provide support and advice to members of the public and the local community.

“Anyone with information or concerns can speak to a local officer, call 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”