Friday, September 6, 2019

Young mum with eight-month-old baby 'kills herself' weeks before 25th birthday

A loving young mum is believed to have taken her own life just weeks before her 25th birthday.

Chloe McDaid, who was "friend to everyone", was tragically discovered by her father on July 2.

The mum from Wallasey in Wirral, Merseyside, doted on her eight-month-old daughter, Melodie, but "lost her fight" with her mental health, reports the Liverpool Echo.

Her mum, Mandy McDaid, has called for more awareness around mental health, warning that suicide risks "becoming the norm".

Paying tribute to Chloe, 24, Ms McDaid said her daughter was the type of person who would always be there for friends and was a "fantastic" mum to her baby girl, Melodie.

The 54-year-old said: "She was a very social person and had lots of friends. She was the kind of person who would light up a room with her smile.

Chloe's mum said that she had lots of interests when she was younger like gymnastics and making clothes, and "always looked good".

She had also recently become a full-time mum to a baby daughter.

An inquest into Chloe's death will be held on October 3.