A young mum described as having a "heart of gold" by her family was found dead at her home after sending a WhatsApp message saying she was upset.

Megan Morrey, 21, died at her home in Norris Green, Liverpool in August and was concluded at her inquest yesterday that she died by suicide.

Her family have paid tribute to her, saying she was "full of life" and "extremely sentimental" after her death.

The mum, who had two young children, was remembered for her "loving" nature and described as a "fantastic mum".

Speaking on behalf of the family, her mum told the Liverpool Echo : "Megan was full of life, always adventurous, a karaoke queen, singing and joking, extremely sentimental.

Megan, a former pupil at Holly Lodge Girls' School in Liverpool,  is survived by her two young children

"She was so loving, who would do anything for anybody.

"Megan was a fantastic mum who idolised her two children and had so many friends.

"Hundreds attended her funeral wearing personalised T-shirts, people were so shocked.

"It's just tragic, you just don't know what is going on in someone's mind."

Megan Morrey, 21, died at her home in Norris Green, Liverpool

In the run up to her death Megan returned home on August 7 after seeing her ex-partner.

Next  Megan spent time on Face Time and WhatsApp. before sending a message to her ex partner that indicated she was upset.

Her mum and sister then went to her home after not being able to get in contact with her.

It was then that they discovered that she had sadly died.

Megan, a former pupil at Holly Lodge Girls' School in Liverpool,  is survived by her two young children.

The family told in their tribute how Megan was hugely popular.

They added: "Megan was very loving, even her primary and senior school teachers came to the funeral.

"The funeral director at Anfield Crematorium said it was the biggest funeral he'd ever seen, with hundreds lining the streets.

"Megan had a heart of gold."

Assistant Coroner Lewis told her family Megan "had so much to live for," and added: "It may have happened in the heat of the moment when the balance of her mind wasn't quite right.

"I hope you've got a treasure chest of memories [about her.]"

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