‘Fly, my beautiful princess’: Mother’s agony after daughter, 13, fell ill and died leaving her family ‘broken’ – as police probe ‘unexplained’ death
- Eboney Cheshire, 13, collapsed in St Helens, Merseyside on Sunday night
- The school girl was rushed to hospital where she died the following morning
- Mother Kerry Williams said she has been left ‘broken’ by her daughter’s death
- Police have launched an investigation into the cause of Eboney’s sudden death
Eboney Cheshire, pictured, died in the early hours of Monday after collapsing at house on Merseyside on Sunday night. Police are investigating the cause of her death and are awaiting the results of a toxicology report
This is the first picture of a teenage girl who tragically died at a house on Merseyside.
The mother of 13-year-old Eboney Cheshire has now spoken of her heartbreak after her young daughter’s death.
Eboney died in the early hours of Monday morning after falling ill at a house in Rainhill, St Helens at around 11.40pm on Sunday night.
Kerry Williams, the teenager’s mother said she has been left ‘broken’ since her daughter’s death.
Ms Williams paid tribute to her daughter today, in a statement she said: ‘My beautiful baby girl, I love you with all my heart.
‘I am broken and can’t think of a life without you.
‘I don’t want to see tomorrow, I just want you back in my arms.
‘You are my best friend, so funny, full of character and so popular. I’m broken without you and our lives will never, ever be the same.’
A Devastated Ms Williams added: ‘My baby girl, I love you more than life itself and your brother is heartbroken.
‘Fly, my beautiful princess. Your mummy is heartbroken. I hope you realise how much I love you and how I would have swapped places with you in a heartbeat. I begged them baby girl, but they wouldn’t let me. xxxxxxxxxx
‘We all want to thank everyone who came and supported us in the balloon release and now ask that we are left in peace to grieve.’
Eboney, who was a pupil at Rainhill High School, was rushed to hospital in an ambulance but was pronounced dead at 1.20am on Monday morning, December 3.
A balloon tribute was left near the house where Eboney collapsed in St Helens on Sunday
Merseyside Police, yesterday, released the results of a post mortem examination into the young girl’s death.
A spokesperson for the force said: ‘The cause of her death remains unexplained pending forensic analysis and the investigation is ongoing.
‘The scene has now been closed and the family is being supported by officers and other partners.’
Those who knew Eboney were invited to release balloons in her memory at Penny’s Pit, in Rainhill on Tuesday night.
A post on Facebook, alongside a picture of the teenager, read: ‘There will be a balloon launch in memory of the young girl Eboney who tragically passed away at the weekend.
‘Everyone is welcome to go and show their support to her family and friends at this sad time.’
John Pout, executive principal of Rainhill High School said: ‘We have been advised of the very sad news that one of our pupil’s passed away at the weekend.
‘Advice and support is being offered to pupils throughout the school.
‘Our thoughts are with all the family and we offer our most sincere condolences.’