Horror as toddler left with mother’s dead body for TWO days

A toddler was left alone for two days with his mother’s body after she passed away suddenly


by Closer Staff |
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A family has been left horrified after a young mother died suddenly with her young son left to fend for himself for two days.

Mason Martin was discovered by police after they were forced to enter his mother’s home earlier this week.

Lydia Macdonald died suddenly from an asthma attack, leaving 3-year-old Mason alone at their family home in Perth, Scotland.

A police source told the Daily Record: “Officers got the call to go around to the flat because the mum hadn’t been seen for a while. When they got there they discovered her body and found the little boy.

“They don’t know yet exactly when she died but the baby may have had to fend for himself for a few days.”

Police discovered Mason after he'd been left alone for 2 days
Police discovered Mason after he'd been left alone for 2 days

Lydia’s distraught mother revealed: “Lydia was a very funny and caring person who’d do anything for anyone. She was very happy-go-lucky and lived life to the full.

“She absolutely adored Mason to bits and was a wonderful mum to him. He was her entire life. Everything she did was for him.”

Her father added: “We are Mason’s next of kin and have been in the hospital with him from the start. He was very sad to begin with but has brightened up considerably.

"He has been told about his mum but we’re not sure how much he understands. We’ll be looking after him.”

Lydia’s friends have taken to social media to share tributes to the young hairdresser following her untimely death, with special condolences being paid to her orphaned son.

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