Members of the public have been urged not to donate to a fundraising website set up in memory a 20-year-old woman.
Police Scotland said the page, set up in the name of the family of Chloe Miazek on the www.youcaring.com website, had not been authorised by her relatives – who know nothing about it.
The body of 20-year-old Ms Miazek, from Kemnay near Inverurie, was found in a flat in the Rosemount Viaduct area of the city at around 7.40am on Friday.
Shop worker Chloe Miazek, 20, was found dead at a flat in Aberdeen last Friday
Police Scotland said the page, set up in the name of the family of Chloe Miazek on the www.youcaring.com website, had not been authorised by her relatives
Detective Inspector Gary Winter from Police Scotland’s major investigations team said: ‘This fundraising page is not connected to relations of Chloe Miazek and has caused unnecessary further distress to a family trying to come to terms with her death.
‘We have contacted the website to make them aware of our concerns.
‘In the meantime I would ask people not to donate to this fundraising page and to share this message to prevent others from donating to it.’
A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the 20-year-old’s death.
He is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today.
Friends and family of Ms Miazek responded with fury when the saw the page, which purported to have been set up on behalf of her family.
In the wake of Chloe’s death, her grieving family paid tribute to the ‘loving daughter and sister’
Karen Ann Grigor said: ‘Who an earth would do such an disrespectful post like this!! Whoever has set this up you deserve to be punished.’
Kim Summers added: ‘Hope they can trace who set it up and they get what’s coming. Sick individual!’
In the wake of Ms Miazek’s death, her grieving family paid tribute to the ‘loving daughter and sister’.
In a statement they said: ‘We are absolutely devastated following the death of our beautiful daughter and sister, Chloe.
‘She was in the prime of her life and had so much to look forward to and it is difficult for us to comprehend that she is not here with us today.
‘Chloe was a loving daughter to Bob and Theresa, sister to Nathan and friend to many, including at her work at Tesco in Inverurie.
‘She will be sorely missed and we ask for privacy as we try to come to terms with her untimely death.’
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