The household of murdered pregnant instructor Marelle Sturrock have spoken of their devastation following her dying.
The physique of Ms Sturrock, 35, was discovered at a property in Glasgow’s Jura Street final Tuesday morning.
Police Scotland confirmed she was 29 weeks pregnant and her unborn son didn’t survive.
Parents Colin and Lorna Sturrock mentioned: “We are devastated following the deaths of our daughter, Marelle, and soon to be grandson, Jayden Sturrock.
“Marelle was the happiest particular person you possibly can ever meet and was at all times trying to assist others the perfect she may.
“Marelle and her partner doted on each other, and this incident has come as a total shock to all who knew her.”
Following the invention of Ms Sturrock’s physique, police opened a homicide investigation and launched a seek for her lacking associate, David Yates.
His physique was recovered on Thursday from Mugdock Reservoir round 9 miles away inside Mugdock Country Park in East Dunbartonshire.
Police mentioned his dying was “not being treated as suspicious” and nobody else was believed to have been concerned within the incident.
Police seek for associate of pregnant instructor who was discovered useless in Glasgow
Body recovered from Mugdock Reservoir formally recognized as David Yates
Ms Sturrock was from the Scottish Highlands however moved to Glasgow when she was 17 to pursue a profession within the performing arts.
She later turned a main faculty instructor after finishing her postgraduate diploma in schooling.
Ms Sturrock labored at Sandwood Primary School the place she was described as a “lovely, kind, diligent and considerate person who loved and made time for everyone”.
In an announcement launched by means of the drive, her dad and mom requested for privateness and added: “We would like to thank family and friends, colleagues at Sandwood Primary School, [and] Police Scotland officers, both in the Highlands and Glasgow, for their efforts and comforting support following our tragic event.”