Devastated families and friends are in mourning following the tragic deaths of three young people.

Former Plume School pupil Kelly Challis died in her sleep on Friday aged 25 at her parents’ home in Hadrians Way, Heybridge.

Her only symptoms were a chest infection the day before.

Popular Heybridge man Marc Wright, 23, was found dead at his home at the weekend.

And Tollesbury’s Ben St Joseph, 22, plunged to his death while climbing Ben Nevis on Saturday.

See the MBS for tributes.