Tributes paid to Rotherham teacher in wake of death

Tributes have been paid to a Rotherham teacher found dead last week at the age of 27.

Monday, 16th April 2018, 10:51 am
Updated Monday, 16th April 2018, 10:56 am
Chelsey Peart

Chelsey Peart, who taught art and textiles at Rawmarsh Community School, was found dead at a property in Manor Road, Brampton, Rotherham, last Wednesday night.

CRIME: Man bailed over shooting in Sheffield streetThe death of the 27-year-old is not being treated as suspicious but no other details have yet been released.

POLICE: Man seriously injured by 'army' of men and youths in Sheffield gang attackMrs Peart also ran a well respected bridal business after starting out by making bespoke bridal accessories from her home and quickly achieving global success, securing orders from around the world.

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Paying tribute to her on Facebook, Katy Houston, said she was 'absolutely devastated' and a 'beautiful girl inside and out'.

Laura Royston added: "I am so, so sad. I worked with Chelsey for a few years and she was the most kind and beautiful girl there ever was."

Lizzy Eliza Dun described her as 'one of the best teachers' who was so kind and caring'.

Debbie Harrison described the death as 'absolutely heartbreaking' and said Chelsey was 'one of the nicest people' she had ever met.

Kayleigh Thorpe added: " Devastated. Such a genuine beautiful soul. Amazing at her job and one of the kindest friends I've worked with."

In another online tribute, Aaliyah Banks Holly said: "She left a handprint on my heart."