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Vigil for teenager Megan Bell who died at T in the Park

Seaham teenager Megan Bell Photo: Laura Ward

A candlelit vigil is to be held for teenager Megan Bell who died at T in the Park.

The 17-year-old from Seaham, County Durham, was one of two people who died in separate events at the Scottish music festival held in Perthshire earlier this month.

Family friend Laura Ward has set up a fundraising page for Megan's family and has organised a charity night at Dawdon Miners Social Welfare club, as well as a vigil from 7pm on Thursday at Seaham sea front.

Friends of St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy student have been invited along to light candles and release balloons in Megan’s memory.

Laura said: "A lot of people have been upset over Megan's death and the response from the community has been overwhelming. "I organised the charity night at Dawdon and the tickets sold out straight away."

The online fundraising appeal has already raised more than £1,300.

Police at the T in the Park Festival Credit: PA

The two deaths at the festival are said to be unrelated and are not being treated as suspicious.

Police Scotland said it is providing support to the families of both teenagers.

Chief Superintendent Angela McLaren said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the families of the two young people involved.”