Clydebank’s Titan Crane to be lit up in memory of Paige Doherty

The Titan Crane in Clydebank . Picture: HeMedia
The Titan Crane in Clydebank . Picture: HeMedia
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THE famous skyline landmark is being lit up in pink as a tribute to the murdered teenager.

Residents approached West Dunbartonshire Council to provide a mark of respect for the tragic schoolgirl.

Murdered teenager Paige Doherty. Picture: Contributed

Murdered teenager Paige Doherty. Picture: Contributed

The 15-year-old’s body was found in the town, near Glasgow, on Monday.

Council bosses confirmed the crane will be lit pink from dusk on Thursday until dawn on Friday.

Provost Douglas McAllister said: “Our community is in shock at this tragedy and our thoughts and prayers are with Paige’s family and friends.

“This is a small gesture of support for everyone who knew Paige.”

Police Scotland said the response from appeals so far had been encouraging but repeated their call for any small details that could help the investigation.

Detective Superintendent Duncan Sloan said: “A team of detectives are working around the clock to try to identify who was responsible for the death of this young girl, however, we need as much information from the local community as we can in order to achieve this.”

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Paige was last seen at about 8.20am on Saturday when she stopped at a shop selling rolls on the town’s Fleming Avenue, having spent the night at a friend’s home nearby.

She was expected to catch the bus from East Barns Street to Glasgow city centre before travelling on to Street Image hairdressers in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire.

The teenager’s body was found at about 12.45pm on Monday at the side of Great Western Road, a busy route connecting Clydebank and Glasgow.

Mr Sloan said: “I need people to come forward with any information –however insignificant it may seem.

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