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Megan Bell family tell of their loss after teenager's death at T in the Park

Teenager Megan Bell, who died at the T in the Park festival Photo: Laura Ward / Family photo

The family of a teenager who died at the T in the Park music festival have spoken of their devastation.

Megan Bell was one of two 17-year-olds who died at the festival site at Strathallan Castle, in Perthshire, before any of the acts had taken to the stage.

Police are not treating the deaths of Megan, from Seaham, County Durham, and Peter McCallum, from Lochgilphead, in Argyll, as suspicious but at the time said they were looking at the possibility they were drug-related.

In a statement, Megan's family said: "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 ask that we are now left alone to come to terms with our grief."

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

A vigil has been organised for St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy student Megan on Thursday and an online fundraising page has been set up.