Bullied teen was 'fun & loving'

The family of a bullied schoolgirl have spoken for the first time since her death. 15-year-old Sinead Taylor revealed in a YouTube video diary that she had considered suicide. Her mother told ITV News London she was "fun, loving and beautiful."

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Schoolgirl's advice to overcome bullying

Bullied schoolgirl Sinead Taylor posted a video diary on YouTube in June this year. In it she talks of how she was bullied as a tomboy, what she did to change her appearance to fit in - and some of her darkest moments. She says she would self-harm, but gives advice to others about overcoming abuse.

If you are in distress and need some support, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day on 08457 90 90 90 or click here for their website. For those in the Republic of Ireland 1850 60 90 90.

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Report: 'Bullied' teen named as Sinead Taylor

Sinead Taylor reportedly posted video messages discussing her experiences of bullying on YouTube in May and June. Credit: YouTube / Sinead Taylor

A teenager who has been found dead at home a few months after posting online videos about bullying has been named in several reports as 15-year-old Sinead Taylor from Kidbrooke, south-east London.

Tributes have been left on Facebook to the 15-year-old, who has been described in reports as an aspiring dancer.

Her death last Friday is being treated by police as "non-suspicious".

If you are in distress and need some support, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day on 08457 90 90 90 or click here for their website. For those in the Republic of Ireland 1850 60 90 90.

Report: 'Bullied' teenage girl takes her own life

A teenage girl found dead at her home in south-east London had reportedly posted a series of videos online describing her torment at being bullied.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed the death of the 15-year-old last Friday was being treated as "non-suspicious". A statement said:

Police were called by London Ambulance Service on Friday, 23 August at 17:44 to an address in Woolwich where a 15-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene.

If you are in distress and need some support, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day on 08457 90 90 90 or click here for their website. For those in the Republic of Ireland 1850 60 90 90.

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