Found Dead 21st March 2016
Paige Doherty (15), a schoolgirl from Glasgow, Scotland was found dead on 21st March 2016. She was last seen on the morning of Saturday 19th March at a Clydebank shop, the Delicious Deli. She was on her way to weekend work in a hairdressing salon in Glasgow City Centre.
Her body was found in woodlands on the Great Western Road less than a mile from where she was last seen. Unconfirmed reports suggest she died of stab wounds.
Her mother Pamela Munro made a plea for public help. Ms Munro said: “We are absolutely devastated that we have lost our beautiful little girl and would appeal for anyone with information to come forward and bring justice for Paige.”
Detective Superintendent Duncan Sloan of Police Scotland is leading the investigation.
On 23rd March there were newspaper reports that Facebook images of a weapon had been posted showing a boy allegedly confessing to the murder. The same boy had allegedly telephoned girls to suggest or boast that he was the killer.